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Journey through genius : the great theorems of mathematics, William Dunham

Label
Journey through genius : the great theorems of mathematics
Title
Journey through genius
Title remainder
the great theorems of mathematics
Statement of responsibility
William Dunham
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Mathematics is a science of rare mystery, created by great mathematicians who can at times seem like master magicians. This book opens up the world of mathematics to a wide and diverse audience of history, science, math, and general interest readers
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dunham, William
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QA21
LC item number
.D78 1990
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Wiley scince editions
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematicians
  • Mathématiques
  • Mathématiciens
  • Mathematicians
  • Mathematics
  • Mathématiques
  • Mathematik
  • Geschichte
  • Theorem
  • Mathématiciens - Biographies
  • Mathématiques - Histoire
  • Geschichte
  • Mathematik
  • Theorem
Label
Journey through genius : the great theorems of mathematics, William Dunham
Link
https://archive.org/details/journeythroughge00dunh
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 291-293)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Hippocrates' quadrature of the Lune (ca. 440 B.C.) -- 2. Euclid's proof of the Pythagorean Theorem (ca. 300 B.C.) -- 3. Euclid and the infinitude of primes (ca. 300 B.C.) -- 4. Archimedes' determination of circular area (ca. 225 B.C.) -- 5. Heron's formula for triangular area (ca. A.D. 75) -- 6. Cardano and the solution of the cubic (1545) -- 7. A gem from Isaac Newton (late 1660s) -- 8. The Bernoullis and the Harmonic series (1689) -- 9. The extraordinary sums of Leonhard Euler (1734) -- 10. A sampler of Euler's number theory (1736) -- 11. The non-denumerability of the continuum (1874) -- 12. Cantor and the transfinite realm (1891)
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 300 pages
Isbn
9780471500308
Lccn
89027366
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)20452336
Label
Journey through genius : the great theorems of mathematics, William Dunham
Link
https://archive.org/details/journeythroughge00dunh
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 291-293)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Hippocrates' quadrature of the Lune (ca. 440 B.C.) -- 2. Euclid's proof of the Pythagorean Theorem (ca. 300 B.C.) -- 3. Euclid and the infinitude of primes (ca. 300 B.C.) -- 4. Archimedes' determination of circular area (ca. 225 B.C.) -- 5. Heron's formula for triangular area (ca. A.D. 75) -- 6. Cardano and the solution of the cubic (1545) -- 7. A gem from Isaac Newton (late 1660s) -- 8. The Bernoullis and the Harmonic series (1689) -- 9. The extraordinary sums of Leonhard Euler (1734) -- 10. A sampler of Euler's number theory (1736) -- 11. The non-denumerability of the continuum (1874) -- 12. Cantor and the transfinite realm (1891)
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 300 pages
Isbn
9780471500308
Lccn
89027366
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)20452336

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