Mathematics Dictionary / Edition 5

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Overview

For more than 50 years, this classic reference has provided fundamental data in an accessible, concise form. This edition of the Mathematics Dictionary incorporates updated terms and concepts in its span of more than 8,000 topics from a broad spectrum of mathematical specialties. It features review-length descriptions of theories, practices and principles as well as a multilingual index.

Significant updates and revisions in this edition accommodate terms and concepts that have gained importance in mathematics since the previous edition was published. Users will rely on the 5th edition for easy access to a correlated condensation of mathematical concepts, which are covered in just the right depth for quick review. Terms encompass all topics covered in pre-college and college mathematics, including some graduate-level subjects. The multi-lingual index makes the dictionary useful to a wide audience. Contents: Dictionary of Mathematical Terms; Denominate Numbers; Mathematical Symbols; Differentiation Formulas; Integral Tables; Greek Alphabet; French-English Index; German-English Index; Russian-English Index; Spanish-English Index.

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**** Cited in Sheehy and BCL3. New edition of a standard dictionary that defines, and in selected entries, details mathematical terms and concepts. An essential for math collections. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780412990410
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 7/31/1992
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 5th ed. 1992
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 560
  • Product dimensions: 1.14 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 7.44 (d)

Table of Contents

Dictionary of mathematical terms; Denominate numbers; Mathematical symbols (arithmetic, algebra, number theory; trigonometry and hyperbolic functions geometry; calculus and analysis; logic and set theory; topology and abstract spaces; mathematics of finance; statistics); Differentiation formulas; Integral tables; Greek alphabet; French-English index; German-English index; Russian-English index; Spanish-English index.

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