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An Introduction to Mathematics : Galaxy Books - A. N. Whitehead

An Introduction to Mathematics

Galaxy Books

Paperback Published: 2nd January 1968
ISBN: 9780195002119
Number Of Pages: 208

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This distinguished little book offers a brisk introduction to a series of mathematical concepts, a history of their development, and a concise summary of how today's reader may use them.

"Whitehead doesn't popularize or make palatable; he is simply lucid and cogent....A finely balanced mixture of knowledge and urbanity....Should delight you."--The New York Times "Whitehead doesn't popularize or make palatable; he is simply lucid and cogent....A finely balanced mixture of knowledge and urbanity....Should delight you."--The New York Times

The Abstract Nature of Mathematicsp. 1
Variablesp. 7
Methods of Applicationp. 14
Dynamicsp. 27
The Symbolism of Mathematicsp. 39
Generalizations of Numberp. 49
Imaginary Numbersp. 61
Imaginary Numbers (continued)p. 72
Co-ordinate Geometryp. 81
Conic Sectionsp. 93
Functionsp. 107
Periodicity in Naturep. 121
Trigonometryp. 128
Seriesp. 144
The Differential Calculusp. 162
Geometryp. 176
Quantityp. 183
Bibliographyp. 187
Indexp. 189
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ISBN: 9780195002119
ISBN-10: 0195002113
Series: Galaxy Books
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 2nd January 1968
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.45 x 13.41  x 1.19
Weight (kg): 0.2