Uses of Infinity

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Courier Corporation, 2000 - Science - 151 pages
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This intriguing, accessible work leads readers to an excellent grasp of the fundamental notions of infinity used in the calculus and in virtually all other mathematical disciplines. Designed to make minimal demands on readers' mathematical abilities, this perceptive volume employs an intuitive and descriptive approach that will appeal to students, teachers, and the mathematically inclined. Each chapter's teachings are supplemented by challenging problems, with solutions at the end of the book. 83 text figures. 1962 edition.
 

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Contents

Preface
3
Popular and Mathematical Infinities
25
From 2 to the Transfinite
38
To the Limit if the Limit Ezists
59
The Self Perpetuating Golden Rectangle
75
Constructions and Proofs
96
Solutions to Problems
121
Bibliography
150
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