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History of mathematics.
Electronic version:
2016-06-29
Mathematik
Merzbach
Uta C.
Uta C. Merzbach
1933
Boyer
Carl B.
Carl Benjamin
Carl Benjamin Boyer
1906
1976,
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Mathematik--Geschichte
Mathematics--History
Mathematics
Mathematicians
Matematikens historia
Traces -- Ancient Egypt -- Mesopotamia -- Hellenic traditions -- Euclid of Alexandria -- Archimedes of Syracuse -- Apollonius of Perge -- Crosscurrents -- Ancient and medieval China -- Ancient and medieval India -- The Islamic hegemony -- The Latin West -- The European Renaissance -- Early modern problem solvers -- Analysis, synthesis, the infinite, and numbers -- British techniques and Continental methods -- Euler -- Pre- to postrevolutionary France -- Gauss -- Geometry -- Algebra -- Analysis -- Twentieth-century legacies -- Recent trends.
A history of mathematics
History
Third edition.
521733576
521733576
This book teaches about the history of humankind's relationship with numbers, shapes, and patterns. This revised edition features up-to-date coverage of topics such as Fermat's Last Theorem and the Poincare conjecture, in addition to recent advances in areas such as finite group theory and computer-aided proofs. Includes information about the age of Plato and Aristotle, Poincare and Hilbert, the Pythagorean theorem, the golden mean. It explores the history of mathematics and the men and women who created it.
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2011