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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 : Sterling, cop. 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In chronologische volgorde worden de 250 belangrijkste ideeën uit de geschiedenis van de wiskunde besproken.
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Genre/Form: History
Geschiedenis (vorm)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clifford A Pickover
ISBN: 1402757964 9781402757969 9781402788291 1402788290
OCLC Number: 634854608
Description: 527 p. : ill. ; 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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