## The story of mathematics |

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User Review - fpagan - LibraryThingHistory of the cultural milieux of developments in math -- not much math itself. Handsomely composed and illustrated. Read full review

### Contents

contents foreword by ian stewart | 6 |

preface | 8 |

year zero | 11 |

Copyright | |

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accurate algebra algorithm analysis angles Arabic arithmetic artists astronomical Babylonian became calculations Cantor Cardano centre century Chapter circle coefficients complex numbers concemed constructed Copemicus cube cubic curve decimal Dedekind developed discovery Earth epicycles equations Euclid Euclid's Elements Euclidean Euclidean geometry example formula fourth dimension function Galileo Galois Gauss gravitation Greek mathematics Hindu-Arabic numerals ideas illustrated infinite number infinite series infinity irrational Kepler known later leaming Leibniz lndian Lobachevsky logarithms logical ltalian mathematicians method modem motion Newton non-Euclidean geometry notation orbits Pascal's triangle perspective philosophy physical planetary planets Platonic solids polynomial postulate Principia problems proof Ptolemy's published Pythagorean theorem Pythagorean triples Qin Jiushao quintic ratio retumed Riemann roots rules sexagesimal showed solution space sphere square story of mathematics symbols tables Tartaglia theory treatise triangle universe whole