The Facts on File Dictionary of Mathematics

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John Daintith, Richard Rennie
Infobase Publishing, Jan 1, 2009 - Mathematics - 273 pages
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Encompassing every mathematical term and concept of interest, this book conveys information to students and general readers in a proven, accessible format. This fourth edition contains approximately 320 new entries, dozens of new photographs, new pronunciation symbols, a list of websites, and a bibliography. Current entries and back matter have been revised as needed. Relating significant information in a non-specialist manner, this dictionary is an invaluable resource.
  

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Contents

A entries
1
B entries
17
C entries
24
D entries
57
E entries
74
F entries
84
G entries
93
H entries
99
T entries
217
U entries
230
V entries
233
W entries
238
Y entries
241
Z entries
242
Appendix I
245
Appendix II
248

I entries
106
J entries
118
K entries
119
L entries
121
M entries
133
N entries
144
O entries
150
P entries
156
Q entries
178
R entries
182
S entries
194
Appendix III
249
Appendix IV
250
Appendix V
251
Appendix VI
252
Appendix VII
253
Appendix VIII
254
Appendix IX
257
Appendix X
260
Appendix XI
261
Bibliography
262
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

John Daintith is a director of Market House Books, who produce content for reference books, and he has edited a number of dictionaries and thesauruses for Oxford and Bloomsbury.

Rennie was formerly a research worker in theoretical physics. He is a science writer and editor and has contributed to a number of reference books.

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