The Beauty of Doing Mathematics: Three Public Dialogues / Edition 1

The Beauty of Doing Mathematics: Three Public Dialogues / Edition 1

by Serge Lang
     
 

ISBN-10: 0387961496

ISBN-13: 9780387961491

Pub. Date: 09/04/1985

Publisher: Springer New York

This book contains the faithful transcriptions of these three mathematical dialogues. Lang's foal was to communicate something of the true nature and beauty of mathematical thought and, as one can see from the enthusiasm of audience, he was quite successful. The three topics (Prime Numbers, Diophantine Equations, and Great Problems in the Geometry of Space) are…  See more details below

Overview

This book contains the faithful transcriptions of these three mathematical dialogues. Lang's foal was to communicate something of the true nature and beauty of mathematical thought and, as one can see from the enthusiasm of audience, he was quite successful. The three topics (Prime Numbers, Diophantine Equations, and Great Problems in the Geometry of Space) are covered in lively and informal style.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387961491
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
09/04/1985
Edition description:
1985
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
9.21(w) x 6.14(h) x 0.31(d)

Table of Contents

What does a mathematician do and why? Prime Numbers.- A lively activity: To do mathematics Diophantine equations.- Great problems of geometry and space.

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