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The world of mathematics

Author: James Roy Newman
Publisher: Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, <2000- >
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Presents 33 essays on such topics as statistics and the design of experiments, group theory, the mathematics of infinity, the mathematical way of thinking, the unreasonableness of mathematics, and mathematics as an art. A reprint of volume 3 of the four-volume edition originally published by Simon and Schuster in 1956. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com).
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
World of mathematics.
Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, <2000- >
(OCoLC)622413128
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Roy Newman
ISBN: 0486411516 9780486411514 0486411524 9780486411521 0486411532 9780486411538 0486411508 9780486411507
OCLC Number: 43555029
Notes: Originally published: New York : Simon and Schuster, 1956.
Description: v. <3-4 > : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Contiene: Vol. 1(Parts I-IV), Vol. 2(Parts V-VII), Vol. 3(Parts VIII-XVII), Vol. 4(Parts XVIII-XXVI)
Responsibility: edited by James R. Newman.
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Presents 33 essays on such topics as statistics and the design of experiments, group theory, the mathematics of infinity, the mathematical way of thinking, the unreasonableness of mathematics, and mathematics as an art. A reprint of volume 3 of the four-volume edition originally published by Simon and Schuster in 1956. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com).

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