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    DescriptionNoted mathematician s lively, stimulating account of non-Euclidean geometry, matrices, determinants, group theory, other topics. Emphasis on novel, striking aspects."


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    Title
    Prelude to Mathematics
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) W. W. Sawyer
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 136 mm
    Height: 215 mm
    Thickness: 11 mm
    Weight: 238 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780486244013
    ISBN 10: 0486244016
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: MAT
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S7.8
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    DC22: 510
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    B&T General Subject: 710
    Ingram Theme: APPR/RDRCAT
    Abridged Dewey: 510
    Ingram Subject Code: MA
    Libri: I-MA
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26220
    LC subject heading:
    DC19: 510
    BISAC V2.8: SCI000000
    BIC subject category V2: PBB
    BISAC V2.8: SCI003000, MAT015000, MAT003000, MAT000000
    LC classification: QA39.2.S27, QA39.2 .S27 1982
    Thema V1.0: PBB
    Edition
    Revised
    Edition statement
    Revised edition
    Publisher
    Dover Publications Inc.
    Imprint name
    Dover Publications Inc.
    Publication date
    17 February 2011
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Table of contents
    1. On Beauty and Power2. What are the Qualities of a Mathematician?3. Pattern in Elementary Mathematics4. Generalization in Elementary Mathematics5. On Unification6. Geometries other than Euclid's7. Algebra without Arithmetic8. Matrix Alegbra9. Determinants10. Projective Geometry11. On Apparent Impossibilities12. On Transformations13. Finite Arithmetics and Geometries14. On Groups