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Encyclopedia of mathematics

Author: James Tanton
Publisher: New York : Facts on File, ©2005.
Series: Facts on File science library.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A one-volume encyclopedia designed for high school through early college students. With more than 1,000 entries, more than 125 photographs and illustrations, it unites disparate ideas and provides the meaning, history, context, and relevance behind each one.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Tanton, James Stuart, 1966-
Encyclopedia of mathematics.
New York : Facts on File, ©2005
(DLC) 2004016785
(OCoLC)56057904
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Tanton
ISBN: 9781438110080 1438110081
OCLC Number: 607554278
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 568 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: A to Z entries --
Feature essays : "History of equations and algebra" --
"History of calculus" --
"History of functions" --
"History of geometry" --
"History of probability and statistics" --
"History of trigonometry" --
Appendixes : Appendix I. Chronology --
Appendix II. Bibliography and Web resources --
Appendix III. Associations.
Series Title: Facts on File science library.
Responsibility: James Tanton.

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