The Facts on File Dictionary of Mathematics / Edition 4

The Facts on File Dictionary of Mathematics / Edition 4

by John Daintith, Richard Rennie
     
 

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ISBN-10: 081605651X

ISBN-13: 9780816056514

Pub. Date: 05/28/2005

Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated

The Facts On File Dictionary of Mathematics is geared specifically to the needs of high school students. Keyed to school syllabuses, it defines every mathematical term and concept most people will ever need to know, in language that is easy to understand.

Clear, concise, and informative
Newly revised and expanded, The Facts On File

Overview

The Facts On File Dictionary of Mathematics is geared specifically to the needs of high school students. Keyed to school syllabuses, it defines every mathematical term and concept most people will ever need to know, in language that is easy to understand.

Clear, concise, and informative
Newly revised and expanded, The Facts On File Dictionary of Mathematics includes terms of general interest to the high school and general reader. It contains more than 2,500 entries that explain, clearly and concisely, the most important and commonly used terms in mathematics. Over 90 line drawings illustrate complex mathematical concepts, and extensive cross references ensure the Dictionary's accessibility and ease of use. Over 200 new terms have been included with emphasis on those in applied mathematics and computer science.

New entries include:
• Fractal
• Mandelbrot set
• Julia set
• Chaos theory
• Butterfly effect
• Bezler curve
• Computer graphics
• Hypertext
• and much more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816056514
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/28/2005
Series:
Science Dictionaries Series
Edition description:
4TH
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range:
14 - 18 Years

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