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The Story of Mathematics: From Creating the Pyramids to Exploring Infinity
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Publisher Arcturus Pub
Publication date October 15, 2012
Pages 208
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781848588127
ISBN-10 1848588127
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: Author Anne Rooney weaves together mathematical strands from every age and culture into a fascinating and entertaining narrative, which coincidentally tells the story of how mankind moved on from cave dwelling to the life of today. Great mathematical thinkers covered include Napier, Liu Hui, Aryabhata, Galileo, Newton, Russell, Einstein, Riemann, Euclid, Carl Friedrich Gauss, Charles Babbage, Montmort, Wittgenstein, and many, many more. This book will appeal to a general audience and math enthusiasts as well as to parents who wish to enthuse their children about the subject. It is beautifully illustrated throughout in full color.

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from Foulsham & Co Ltd (May 16, 2008)
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from Arcturus Pub (October 15, 2012)
9781848588127 | details & prices | 208 pages | List price $17.95
About: Author Anne Rooney weaves together mathematical strands from every age and culture into a fascinating and entertaining narrative, which coincidentally tells the story of how mankind moved on from cave dwelling to the life of today.

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