The Mathematical Universe

The Mathematical Universe

An Alphabetical Journey Through the Great Proofs, Problems, and Personalities

Book - 1994
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WILEY
"Dunham writes for nonspecialists, and they will enjoy his piquant anecdotes and amusing asides -- Booklist

"Artfully, Dunham conducts a tour of the mathematical universe. . . he believes these ideas to be accessible to the audience he wants to reach, and he writes so that they are." -- Nature

"If you want to encourage anyone's interest in math, get them The Mathematical Universe."
* New Scientist

Baker & Taylor
Travels through mathematical concepts from arithmetic to zero to explore the wonders of the Fibonacci series, Russell's Paradox, and the theory of Pythagoras

Book News
Introduces the great proofs, notorious disputes, and unsolved mysteries of mathematics in chapters spanning the field from A to Z. For general readers with a basic knowledge of algebra and geometry. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Baker
& Taylor

Travels through mathematical concepts from Arithmetic to Zero to explore the wonders of the Fibonacci series, Russell's Paradox, and the theory of Pythagorus, in a witty and enthusiastic investigation of the great proofs, conundrums, disputes, and solutions in mathematics today.

Publisher: New York : Wiley & Sons, [1994]
Copyright Date: ©1994
ISBN: 9780471536567
0471536563
Branch Call Number: 510 Du 1994
Characteristics: vi, 314 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm

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