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The math explorer : a journey through the beauty of mathematics, Jefferson Hane Weaver

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The math explorer : a journey through the beauty of mathematics
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The math explorer
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a journey through the beauty of mathematics
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Jefferson Hane Weaver
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eng
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DLC
Dewey number
510
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illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QA93
LC item number
.W37 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
The math explorer : a journey through the beauty of mathematics, Jefferson Hane Weaver
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-280) and index
Contents
pt. 1. The world of mathematics. The origins of mathematics -- What is mathematics? -- pt. 2. Mathematics and the imagination. Really big numbers -- Fractions -- pt. 3. Mathematics before Newton. Algebra for everyone -- Euclid's masterpiece -- Geometry and mathematical reasoning -- One, two, three, trigonometry -- Graphs and more graphs -- pt. 4. Mathematics for the people. Probability and games of chance -- Bringing order to the Garden of Eden : an introduction to statistics -- pt. 5. Melding mathematics and science. Copernicus, Kepler, and the rise of mathematics in science -- Descartes, Galileo, and the mathematical universe -- Isaac Newton and the search for universal laws
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23 cm.
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288 p.
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9781591021377
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2003012561
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  • (Sirsi) i9781591021377
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