The Saga of Mathematics : A Brief History / Edition 1

The Saga of Mathematics : A Brief History / Edition 1

by Marty Lewinter, William Widulski, William Widulski
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0130340790

ISBN-13: 9780130340795

Pub. Date: 09/28/2001

Publisher: Pearson


For undergraduate-level courses in the History of Mathematics, or Liberal Arts Mathematics.

Perfect for the non-math major, this inexpensive paperback text uses lively language to put mathematics in an interesting, historical context and points out the many links to art, philosophy, music, computers, navigation, science, and technology. The

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For undergraduate-level courses in the History of Mathematics, or Liberal Arts Mathematics.

Perfect for the non-math major, this inexpensive paperback text uses lively language to put mathematics in an interesting, historical context and points out the many links to art, philosophy, music, computers, navigation, science, and technology. The arithmetic, algebra, and geometry are presented in a way that makes them relevant to daily life as well as larger issues.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130340795
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
09/28/2001
Series:
Featured Titles for History of Mathematics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
302
Sales rank:
1,243,862
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 1.10(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Oh, So Mysterious Egyptian Mathematics!

2. Mesopotamia Here We Come.

3. Those Incredible Greeks!

4. Greeks Bearing Gifts.

5. Must All Good Things Come to an End?

6. Europe Smells the Coffee.

7. Mathematics Marches On.

8. A Few Good Men.

9. A Most Amazing Century of Mathematical Marvels!

10. The Age of Euler.

11. A Century of Surprises.

12. Ones and Zeros.

13. Some More Math Before You Go.

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