The Hutchinson Companion Encyclopedia of Mathematics

The Hutchinson Companion Encyclopedia of Mathematics

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This title is for anyone who has ever wondered about numbers, as well as school and college students. It covers the whole world of mathematics, its developments, applications, importance today, and discusses maths as a human activity in its social/cultural context. In-depth features discuss thought-provoking aspects of mathematics for readers wishing to explore the power of maths as well as its growth and development. Biographies are included illuminating the human face of maths through the lives and work of the most important mathematicians.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 512 pages
  • 189 x 246mm
  • Helicon
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • 60 b&w diagrams, 40 b&w photographs, glossary, index, chronologies, bibliographies
  • 1859863965
  • 9781859863961