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Two Millennia of Mathematics : From Archimedes to Gauss

Author: George M Phillips
Publisher: New York, NY : Springer New York, 2000.
Series: CMS Books in Mathematics/Ouvrages de mathématiques de la SMC.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is a collection of inter-connected topics in areas of mathematics which particularly interest the author, ranging over the two millennia from the work of Archimedes, who died in the year 212 BC, to the "Werke" of Gauss, who was born in 1777. The book is intended for those who love mathematics, including undergraduate students of mathematics, more experienced students and the vast unseen host of amateur  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Printed edition:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George M Phillips
ISBN: 9781461211808 1461211808 9781461270355 1461270359
OCLC Number: 840278021
Description: 1 online resource (XII, 223 pages).
Contents: From Archimedes to Gauss --
Logarithms --
Interpolation --
Continued Fractions --
More Number Theory.
Series Title: CMS Books in Mathematics/Ouvrages de mathématiques de la SMC.
Responsibility: by George M. Phillips.

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