| Tobias Dantzig - Mathematics - 2012 - 192 pages
Written by a specialist in interpreting science for lay readers, this lively book recounts the human story behind mathematics, including the insights of such thinkers as Euclid ... | |
| Constance Reid - Mathematics - 2006 - 208 pages
From Zero to Infinity is a combination of number lore, number history, and sparkling descriptions of the simply stated but exceedingly difficult problems posed by the most ... | |
| Peter J. Eccles - Mathematics - 1997 - 350 pages
This book eases students into the rigors of university mathematics. The emphasis is on understanding and constructing proofs and writing clear mathematics. The author achieves ... | |
| Peter M. Higgins - Mathematics - 2011 - 132 pages
In this Very Short Introduction Peter M. Higgins presents an overview of the number types featured in modern science and mathematics. Providing a non-technical account, he ... | |
| 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 | |
| Midhat J. Gazalé - Mathematics - 2000 - 297 pages
In his companion volume to "Gnomon: From Pharaohs to Fractals, " Gazale introduces some of the most fascinating characters in mathematical history, from Ahmes the Egyptian ... | |
| E. H. Sondheimer, Alan Rogerson - Mathematics - 2006 - 172 pages
This fresh overview of numbers and infinity avoids tedium and controversy while maintaining historical accuracy and modern relevance. Perfect for undergraduate mathematics or ... | |
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