The Saga Of Mathematics: A Brief History

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Brand: Pearson
SKU: DADAX0130340790
ISBN : 0130340790

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This inexpensive paperback 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. Topics include: Oh So Mysterious Egyptian Mathematics; Mesopotamia Here We Come; Those Incredible Greeks; Greeks Bearing Gifts; Must All Good Things Come to an End?; Europe Smells the Coffee; Mathematics Marches On; A Few Good Men; A Most Amazing Century of Mathematical Marvels!; The Age of Euler; A Century of Surprises; Ones and Zeros; Some More Math Before You Go.

Author : Marty Lewinter
ISBN : 0130340790
Language : English
No of Pages : 302
Edition : 1
Publication Date : 9/22/2001
Format/Binding : Paperback
Book dimensions : 8.8x6x0.8
Book weight : 0.01

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