Mathematics and Its History

Mathematics and Its History

Mathematics
Hardback Published on: 02/08/2010
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Synopsis

From the reviews of the second edition:

"This book covers many interesting topics not usually covered in a present day undergraduate course, as well as certain basic topics such as the development of the calculus and the solution of polynomial equations. The fact that the topics are introduced in their historical contexts will enable students to better appreciate and understand the mathematical ideas involved...If one constructs a list of topics central to a history course, then they would closely resemble those chosen here."

(David Parrott, Australian Mathematical Society)

This third edition includes new chapters on simple groups and combinatorics, and new sections on several topics, including the Poincare conjecture. The book has also been enriched by added exercises.

  • Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
  • ISBN: 9781441960528
  • Number of pages: 662
  • Dimensions: 240 x 160 mm

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