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The Mathematical Universe : An Alphabetical Journey Through the Great Proofs, Problems, and Personalities - William Dunham

The Mathematical Universe

An Alphabetical Journey Through the Great Proofs, Problems, and Personalities

Hardcover Published: 11th August 1994
ISBN: 9780471536567
Number Of Pages: 320

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"Dunham writes for nonspecialists, and they will enjoy his piquant anecdotes and amusing asides -- Booklist

"Artfully, Dunham conducts a tour of the mathematical universe. . . he believes these ideas to be accessible to the audience he wants to reach, and he writes so that they are." -- Nature

"If you want to encourage anyone's interest in math, get them The Mathematical Universe."
* New Scientist

Arithmetic.

Bernoulli Trials.

Circle.

Differential Calculus.

Euler.

Fermat.

Greek Geometry.

Hypotenuse.

Isoperimetric Problem.

Justification.

Knighted Newton.

Lost Leibniz.

Mathematical Personality.

Natural Logarithm.

Origins.

Prime Number Theorem.

Quotient.

Russell's Paradox.

Spherical Surface.

Trisection.

Utility.

Venn Diagram.

Where Are the Women?

X-Y Plane.

Z.

Afterword.

Notes.

Index.

ISBN: 9780471536567
ISBN-10: 0471536563
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 11th August 1994
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.3 x 16.2  x 2.5
Weight (kg): 0.64
Edition Number: 1

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