The Resource 100 great problems of elementary mathematics : their history and solution, by Heinrich Dörrie ; translated by David Antin

100 great problems of elementary mathematics : their history and solution, by Heinrich Dörrie ; translated by David Antin

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100 great problems of elementary mathematics : their history and solution
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100 great problems of elementary mathematics
Title remainder
their history and solution
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by Heinrich Dörrie ; translated by David Antin
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  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
Problems that beset Archimedes, Newton, Euler, Cauchy, Gauss, Monge and other greats, ready to challenge today's would-be problem solvers. Among them: How is a sundial constructed? How can you calculate the logarithm of a given number without the use of logarithm table? No advanced math is required. Includes 100 problems with proofs. --from publisher description
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1873-
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Dörrie, Heinrich
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
QA43
LC item number
.D613 1965
Literary form
non fiction
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Antin, David
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  • Mathematics
  • Mathematical recreations
  • Problemen
  • Mathématiques
  • Jeux mathématiques
  • Problemen
  • Mathematik
  • Mathematical recreations
  • Mathematics
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100 great problems of elementary mathematics : their history and solution, by Heinrich Dörrie ; translated by David Antin
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"A new translation of the unabridged text of the fifth edition ... published by the Physica-Verlag, Würzburg, Germany, in 1958 under the title Triumph der Mathematik: Hundert berühmte Probleme aus zwei Jahrtausenden mathematischer Kultur."
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
Contents
  • Arithmetical problems
  • Planimetric problems
  • Problems concerning conic sections and cycloids
  • Stereometric problems
  • Nautical and astronomical problems
  • Extremes
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
x, 393 pages
Isbn
9780486613482
Lccn
65014030
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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n
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illustrations
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  • (OCoLC)00487523
  • (OCoLC)ocm00487523
Label
100 great problems of elementary mathematics : their history and solution, by Heinrich Dörrie ; translated by David Antin
Publication
Note
"A new translation of the unabridged text of the fifth edition ... published by the Physica-Verlag, Würzburg, Germany, in 1958 under the title Triumph der Mathematik: Hundert berühmte Probleme aus zwei Jahrtausenden mathematischer Kultur."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Arithmetical problems
  • Planimetric problems
  • Problems concerning conic sections and cycloids
  • Stereometric problems
  • Nautical and astronomical problems
  • Extremes
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
x, 393 pages
Isbn
9780486613482
Lccn
65014030
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00487523
  • (OCoLC)ocm00487523

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