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Aventure des nombres

Gilles Godefroy - Mathematics - 2004 - 194 pages
Numbers are fascinating. The fascination begins in childhood, when we first learn to count. It continues as we learn arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and so on. Eventually, we ...
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The Britannica Guide to Numbers and Measurement

William L. Hosch - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2010 - 286 pages
Offers an overview of the development of numbers, their expression in mathematics and measurement, and profiles of the visionaries who saw order amidst the numbers.
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Mathematics, Queen and Servant of Science

Eric Temple Bell - Mathematics - 1951 - 437 pages
An integration and amplification of two earlier volumes by the same author: The queen of the sciences, 1931 and The handmaiden of the sciences, 1937, this book presents a ...
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Number Story: From Counting to Cryptography

Peter Michael Higgins - Science - 2008 - 323 pages
Peter Higgins distills centuries of work into one delightful narrative that celebrates the mystery of numbers and explains how different kinds of numbers arose and why they are ...
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History of mathematics

Arthur Gittleman - Mathematics - 1975 - 291 pages
Traces the origins and development of arithmetic, geometry, trigonometry, analytic geometry, and calculus from the ancient civilizations to the present
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Mathematics: The Loss of Certainty

Morris Kline - Mathematics - 1982 - 366 pages
Refuting the accepted belief that mathematics is exact and infallible, the author examines the development of conflicting concepts of mathematics and their implications for the ...
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