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The Penguin dictionary of mathematics

Author: R D Nelson
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2008.
Series: Penguin reference library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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"Defines over 3,700 terms, supported by dozens of explanatory diagrams ... includes biographies of over 200 key figures in mathematics; provides comprehensive coverage of mathematics taught in school and college."
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R D Nelson
ISBN: 9780141030234 0141030232
OCLC Number: 232712708
Notes: Previous edition: 2003.
Description: 480 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin reference library.
Other Titles: Dictionary of mathematics
Responsibility: edited by David Nelson.

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Takes in various branches of pure and applied mathematics, from algebra to mechanics and from number theory to statistics. Suitable for students at various levels, this book is also useful for  Read more...

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