## A concise dictionary of mathematicsThis invaluable resource will guide general readers, as well as students, through the often bewildering maze of equations and theorems encountered within the mathematical world. Providing succinct definitions and clear explanations to a wealth of terms,A Concise Oxford Dictionary ofMathematicsalso enables readers to make new discoveries as they browse and check cross-references. Along with serving as a trustworthy guide to the concepts and terminology of all those topics covered in pure mathematics courses today, it also contains entries on mathematics of more general interest and short biographical sketches of the great mathematicians. Explanatory figures and diagrams complement the text, making this reference volume all the more indispensable. |

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### Contents

Section 1 | 1 |

Section 2 | 9 |

Section 3 | 15 |

Section 4 | 19 |

Section 5 | 32 |

Section 6 | 68 |

Section 7 | 83 |

Section 8 | 84 |

Section 12 | 99 |

Section 13 | 104 |

Section 14 | 125 |

Section 15 | 144 |

Section 16 | 159 |

Section 17 | 174 |

Section 18 | 184 |

Section 19 | 189 |

Section 9 | 85 |

Section 10 | 90 |

Section 11 | 95 |

Section 20 | 205 |

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics Christopher Clapham,James Nicholson Limited preview - 2009 |

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics Christopher Clapham,James Nicholson Limited preview - 2014 |

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics Christopher Clapham,James Nicholson No preview available - 2005 |