Great Moments in Mathematics Before 1650

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Mathematical Association of America, 1983 - Mathematics - 270 pages
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Professor William Dunham writes about one of the greatest mathematicians who has lived. Leonhard Euler (pronounced "oiler" or "OILa") lived from 1707 to 1783 and produced a massive volume of papers ... Read full review

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Contents

lecture two The greatest Egyptian pyramid
8
lecture four The first great theorem
26
lecture five Precipitation of the first crisis
43
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About the author (1983)

Howard Eves spent most of his teaching career at the University of Maine at Orono, and more recently at Central Florida University. For 25 years, he edited the Elementary Problems Section of the American Mathematical Monthly. His books include: Great Moments in Mathematics Before 1650, Mathematical Reminiscences, Introduction to the History of Mathematics, and his two-volume Survey of Geometry.

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