Author: Stuart Hollingdale

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486450074

Category: Mathematics

Page: 439

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Each chapter of this portrait of the evolution of mathematics examines the work of an individual — Archimedes, Descartes, Fermat, Pascal, Newton, Einstein, and others — to explore the mathematics of his era. Rather than a series of biographical profiles, readers encounter an accessible chronology of pioneering developments in mathematics. 1989 edition.
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Author: Stuart Hollingdale

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486174506

Category: Mathematics

Page: 464

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Each chapter of this accessible portrait of the evolution of mathematics examines the work of an individual — Archimedes, Descartes, Newton, Einstein, others — to explore the mathematics of his era. 1989 edition.
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Author: Stuart Hollingdale

Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics)

ISBN: N.A

Category: Mathematics

Page: 433

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Author: Kenneth Hardy,Kenneth S. Williams

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486169456

Category: Mathematics

Page: 184

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Rich selection of 100 practice problems — with hints and solutions — for students preparing for the William Lowell Putnam and other undergraduate-level mathematical competitions. Features real numbers, differential equations, integrals, polynomials, sets, other topics. Hours of stimulating challenge for math buffs at varying degrees of proficiency. References.
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Author: Georgi? Evgen?evich Shilov

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486635187

Category: Mathematics

Page: 387

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Covers determinants, linear spaces, systems of linear equations, linear functions of a vector argument, coordinate transformations, the canonical form of the matrix of a linear operator, bilinear and quadratic forms, Euclidean spaces, unitary spaces, quadratic forms in Euclidean and unitary spaces, finite-dimensional space. Problems with hints and answers.
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Author: Melvin Hausner

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486137856

Category: Mathematics

Page: 416

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This examination of geometry's correlation with other branches of math and science features a review of systematic geometric motivations in vector space theory and matrix theory; more. 1965 edition.
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Its Content, Methods and Meaning

Author: A. D. Aleksandrov,A. N. Kolmogorov,M. A. Lavrent’ev

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486157873

Category: Mathematics

Page: 1120

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Major survey offers comprehensive, coherent discussions of analytic geometry, algebra, differential equations, calculus of variations, functions of a complex variable, prime numbers, linear and non-Euclidean geometry, topology, functional analysis, more. 1963 edition.
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Code of the Quipu

Author: Marcia Ascher,Robert Ascher

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486152707

Category: Science

Page: 176

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Unique, thought-provoking study discusses quipu, an accounting system employing knotted, colored cords, used by Incas. Cultural context, mathematics involved, and even how to make a quipu. Over 125 illustrations.
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Author: Gilbert de B. Robinson

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486321045

Category: Mathematics

Page: 192

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Concise undergraduate-level text by a prominent mathematician explores the relationship between algebra and geometry. An elementary course in plane geometry is the sole requirement. Includes answers to exercises. 1962 edition.
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Author: Luther Pfahler Eisenhart

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486442616

Category: Mathematics

Page: 298

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A thorough, complete, and unified introduction, this volume affords exceptional insights into coordinate geometry. Invariants of conic sections and quadric surfaces receive full treatments. Algebraic equations on the first degree in two and three unknowns are carefully reviewed. Throughout the book, results are formulated precisely, with clearly stated theorems. More than 500 helpful exercises. 1939 edition.
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Author: Terry Stickels

Publisher: Courier Dover Publications

ISBN: 0486795535

Category: Mathematics

Page: 112

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This best-of compilation features 101 of the most entertaining and challenging math puzzles ever published. No advanced knowledge of mathematics is necessary, just solid thinking and puzzle-solving skills. Includes complete solutions.
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Author: Alfred North Whitehead

Publisher: Courier Dover Publications

ISBN: 0486813665

Category: Mathematics

Page: 176

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Originally published: New York: Henry Holt & Company, 1911.
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On the Art and Science of Acoustic Instruments

Author: Cris Forster

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 9780811874076

Category: Music

Page: 952

View: 6429

Musical Mathematics is the definitive tome for the adventurous musician. Integrating mathematics, music history, and hands-on experience, this volume serves as a comprehensive guide to the tunings and scales of acoustic instruments from around the world. Author, composer, and builder Cris Forster illuminates the mathematical principles of acoustic music, offering practical information and new discoveries about both traditional and innovative instruments.With this knowledge readers can improve, or begin to build, their own instruments inspired by Forster's creationsshown in 16 color plates. For those ready to step outside musical conventions and those whose curiosity about the science of sound is never satisfied, Musical Mathematics is the map to a new musical world.
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Fourth Revised Edition

Author: Dirk J. Struik

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486138887

Category: Science

Page: 256

View: 7095

Compact, well-written survey ranges from the ancient Near East to 20th-century computer theory, covering Archimedes, Pascal, Gauss, Hilbert, and many others. "A work which is unquestionably one of the best." — Nature.
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Author: S. Kovalevskaya

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1475738390

Category: Mathematics

Page: 252

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Author: Bernhard Riemann

Publisher: Courier Dover Publications

ISBN: 048681243X

Category: Mathematics

Page: 704

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Printed in the original German, this highly prized, unabridged text of the complete works of the legendary mathematician includes 31 monographs, three complete lecture courses, and 15 miscellaneous papers.
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Author: Terry Stickels

Publisher: Courier Dover Publications

ISBN: 0486802906

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 160

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Originally published in 2009, with a new introduction.
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Author: Stephen Pollard

Publisher: Courier Dover Publications

ISBN: 0486797147

Category: Mathematics

Page: 192

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This unique approach maintains that set theory is the primary mechanism for ideological and theoretical unification in modern mathematics, and its technically informed discussion covers a variety of philosophical issues. 1990 edition.
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Author: Michael E. Mortenson

Publisher: Industrial Press Inc.

ISBN: 9780831131111

Category: Computers

Page: 354

View: 3462

This completely revised Second Edition of "Computer Graphics" includes valuable information on major organizational changes within the last few years. This edition brings to the fore the basic mathematical tools of computer graphics, including vectors, matrices, and transformations. Additionally, it provides a strong, comprehensive base in exploring math, computer science, physics, engineering, and in special subjects such as algebraic and computational geometry, geometric modeling, and CAD/CAM. A highly diversified book that can be utilized as a primary textbook, supplemental teaching resource, individual tutorial, or key reference text. Includes new chapters on symmetry, limit and continuity, constructive solid geometry, and the Bezier curve. Provides many new figures and exercises. Contains an annotated suggested reading list with exercises and answers in each chapter. Appeals to both academics and professionals. Offers a new solutions manual for instructors.
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Tricks and Puzzles

Author: Martin Gardner

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486152901

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 96

View: 1562

Fun and fascinating, 89 simple magic tricks will teach both children and adults the scientific principles behind electricity, magnetism, sound, gravity, water, and more. Only basic everyday items are needed. Includes 89 black-and-white illustrations.
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