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What is mathematics? : an elementary approach to ideas and methods

Author: קורנט, ריצ'רד, רובינס, הרברט. ; Richard Courant; Herbert Robbins
Publisher: Oxford, Eng. : Oxford University Press, ©1978.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: קורנט, ריצ'רד, רובינס, הרברט. ; Richard Courant; Herbert Robbins
ISBN: 0195025172 9780195025170
OCLC Number: 426255746
Description: 521 pages : illustrations
Contents: Preface to Second Edition --
Preface to Revised Editions --
How to Use the Book --
What is Mathematics? --
Ch. I. The Natural Numbers --
Supplement to Chapter I. the Theory of Numbers --
Ch. II. The Number System of Mathematics --
Supplement to Chapter II. The Algebra of Sets --
Ch. III. Geometrical Constructions. The Algebra of Number Fields --
Ch. IV. Projective Geometry. Axiomatics. Non-Euclidean Geometries --
Ch. V. Topology --
Ch. VI. Functions and Limits --
Supplement to Chapter VI --
Ch. VII. Maxima and Minima --
Ch. VIII. The Calculus --
Supplement to Chapter VIII --
Ch. IX. Recent Developments --
Appendix: Supplementary Remarks, Problems, and Exercises --
Suggestions for Further Reading --
Suggestions for Additional Reading --
Index.
Responsibility: by Richard Courant and Herbert Robbins.

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