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Numbers and Infinity: A Historical Account of Mathematical Concepts

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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Yearbook, Volume 2

Mathematics - 2004 - 331 pages
Illustrating many important aspects of measurement discusses current thinking about learning and teaching measurement, including such topics as students' understanding, the ...
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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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Turning Points in the History of Mathematics

Hardy Grant, Israel Kleiner - Mathematics - 2016 - 109 pages
This book explores some of the major turning points in the history of mathematics, ranging from ancient Greece to the present, demonstrating the drama that has often been a ...
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Learn from the Masters

Frank Swetz - Mathematics - 1995 - 303 pages
How to use history to teach mathematics; for high school and college teachers.
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History of Mathematics: Highways and Byways

Amy Dahan, Jeanne Peiffer - Mathematics - 2010 - 330 pages
This book is arranged to show the development of the different branches of mathematics over time and contains many illustrations to support the text. In all, a short ...
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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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