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- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95
While all of us regularly use basic math symbols such as those for plus, minus, and equals, few of us know that many of these symbols weren?t available before the sixteenth century. What did mathematicians rely on for their work before then? And how did mathematical notations evolve into what we know today? In Enlightening Symbols , popular math... more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2007; US$ 9.95
Jeder kennt die Kreiszahl p = 3,14159, viele kennen auch e = 2,71828, die Basis der natrlichen Logarithmen, und die imaginre Einheit i. Und dann? Die viertwichtigste" Konstante ist die Eulersche Zahl g = 0,5772156, benannt nach dem genialen Leonhard Euler (1707-1783). p und e sind transzendent, aber bis heute ist unbekannt, ob g eine rationale... more...
- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 19.95
Among the myriad of constants that appear in mathematics, p , e , and i are the most familiar. Following closely behind is g , or gamma, a constant that arises in many mathematical areas yet maintains a profound sense of mystery. In a tantalizing blend of history and mathematics, Julian Havil takes the reader on a journey through logarithms... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 75.00
This book is a reference for librarians, mathematicians, and statisticians involved in college and research level mathematics and statistics in the 21st century. We are in a time of transition in scholarly communications in mathematics, practices which have changed little for a hundred years are giving way to new modes of accessing information. ... more...
- University Of Hertfordshire Press 2005; US$ 11.99
Intended for students of mathematics as well as of engineering, physical science, economics, business studies, and computer science, this handbook contains vital information and formulas for algebra, geometry, calculus, numerical methods, and statistics. Comprehensive tables of standard derivatives and integrals, together with the tables of Laplace,... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 349.00
This is the first comprehensive International Handbook on the History of Mathematics Education, covering a wide spectrum of epochs and civilizations, countries and cultures. Until now, much of the research into the rich and varied history of mathematics education has remained inaccessible to the vast majority of scholars,?not least because it has been... more...
- MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99
Students and research workers in mathematics, physics, engineering and other sciences will find this compilation invaluable. All the information included is practical, rarely used results are excluded. Great care has been taken to present all results concisely and clearly. Excellent to keep as a handy reference! If you don't have a lot of time... more...
- Andrews UK 2013; US$ 17.99
Check out the gang at Maths Land High School . You can trust them to give kids of 9-12 years a helping hand with the Maths Basics. Felicity Factor, Anita Addition, Donna Decimal and Max Multiple are just some of the characters on hand to help kids get those top grades. Unlike other maths books, Maths Land High School provides mathematical activities... more...
- Abbeville Publishing Group 2013; US$ 4.99
As in Alphabet Everywhere , where there was a world of letters just waiting to be discovered, Numbers Everywhere reveals how digits and mathematical symbols can be found in the world around us -- if we know how to look for them. In this engaging and delightful book, Kaufman reveals the "secret" life of numbers through his photographs, showing how... more...