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Sophie Germain

Author: Stephen Ornes
Publisher: Greensboro, N.C. : Morgan Reynolds Pub., ©2009.
Series: Profiles in mathematics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Describes the life of the French mathematician Sophie Germain, and focuses on her accomplishments, which include her contributions to number theory and work with vibrating surfaces.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Sophie Germain; Sophie Germain; Sophie Germain; Sophie 1776-1831 Germain; Sophie Germain
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Ornes
ISBN: 9781599350622 1599350629
OCLC Number: 213480182
Description: 112 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Finding inspiration --
Monsieur Leblanc and Professor Lagrange --
Her burning effort --
Protecting a kindred spirit --
Visible music --
Vibrating plates --
In the realm of pure mathematics --
Closed doors --
Daughter of genius.
Series Title: Profiles in mathematics.
Responsibility: Stephen Ornes.
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Describes the life of the French mathematician Sophie Germain, and focuses on her accomplishments, which include her contributions to number theory and work with vibrating surfaces.

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