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The math book : from Pythagoras to the 57th dimension, 250 milestones in the history of mathematics

Author: Clifford A Pickover
Publisher: New York, NY : Sterling Pub., ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book covers 250 milestones in mathematical history, beginning millions of years ago with ancient "ant odometers" and moving through time to our modern-day quest for new dimensions.
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All Authors / Contributors: Clifford A Pickover
ISBN: 9781402757969 1402757964 9781402788291 1402788290
OCLC Number: 262694306
Description: 527 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Clifford A. Pickover.

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Beginning millions of years ago with ancient "ant odometers" and moving through time to our modern-day quest for new dimensions, this title covers 250 milestones in mathematical history. It helps  Read more...

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