The Penguin Dictionary of Mathematics

The Penguin Dictionary of Mathematics : Fourth edition

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The Penguin Dictionary of Mathematics takes in all branches of pure and applied mathematics, from algebra to mechanics and from number theory to statistics. Invaluable for students at all levels, it is also a useful and versatile source book for economists, business people, engineers, technicians and scientists of all kinds who use mathematics in the course of their work.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 496 pages
  • 130 x 192 x 24mm | 340.19g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 4th ed.
  • line drawings
  • 0141030232
  • 9780141030234
  • 102,114

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The Penguin Dictionary of Mathematics belongs in every classroom and on the bookshelf of every budding young mathematician, not just to satisfy curiosity but to light a fire that could burn a lifetime. -- Nick Lord * The Mathematical Gazette *
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About David Nelson

David Nelson has recently retired from his post as Lecturer in Education at Manchester University. He specialises in mathematical education and micro-computing. He lives in Inverness.
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