The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics

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Authoritative and reliable, this is the ideal reference guide for students of mathematics at school or in the first year at university. Nearly 1,000 entries have been added for this second edition, and the dictionary provides clear definitions, with helpful examples, of a wide range of mathematical terms and concepts. * Coverage of pure and applied mathematics, as well as statistics * Entries on major mathematicians * Coverage of mathematics of more general interest, including fractals, game theory, and chaos Appendices give useful tables for ready referenceshow more

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  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 129.3 x 197.4 x 21.8mm | 253.59g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • line drawings throughout
  • 0192800418
  • 9780192800411

About Christopher Clapham

Christopher Clapham is a former Senior Lecturer in Mathematics at Aberdeen University.show more

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'the depth of information provided is admirable' New Scientist 'the style encourages browsing and a desire to find out more about the topics discussed' Mathematicashow more

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