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More than 1, entries, more than photographs and illustrations, and numerous essays cover the principal areas and issues of mathematics.
This valuable resource unites disparate ideas and provides the meaning, history, context, and relevance behind each one. The easy-to-use format makes finding straightforward and natural answers to questions within arithmetic — such as algebra, trigonometry, geometry, probability, combinatorics, numbers, logic, calculus, and statistics — simple. Encyclopedia of Mathematics also gives historical context to mathematical concepts, with entries discussing ancient Arabic, Babylonian, Chinese, Egyptian, Greek, Hindu, and Mayan mathematics, as well as entries providing biographical descriptions of important people in the development of the subject.
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Encyclopedia of Mathematics
More than a listing of definitions, this work attempts to provide a sense of meaning and context to mathematical ideas. Kremer Fairfield University. Encyclopedia of Mathematics. James Stuart Tanton. Encyclopedia of Mathematics is a useful reference providing current and accurate information on the subject for high school and college students. Comprehensive coverage includes significant discoveries in mathematics, in addition to definitions of basic terms, thought-provoking essays, and capsule biographies of notable scientists in mathematics - all presenting a wide range of valuable information compiled into a single source.
Encyclopedia Mathematics by James Tanton
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Encyclopedia of mathematics / James Tanton.