A Dictionary of Mathematics
SAGE Publications, Sep 28, 1984 - Education - 240 pages
`This dictionary is one of the best I have come across' - Mathematics Teaching
This dictionary gives a useful account of basic concepts in mathematics (such as number, sum and point); provides brief explanation of standard topics likely to appear in syllabuses (Taylor series, uniform convergence) and is also an informative reference to concepts or ideas likely to be met by students in general reading even if unlikely to be in the required textbooks (Tucker circle, Godell number, verging methods).
Prepared in consultation with a panel of advisers and readers (including students) whose experience between them covered the range of use, it gives definitions of about 2,500 terms with about 500 diag