Published January 1997
by Shen"s Books .
Written in English
|Contributions||Lillian Shao (Illustrator)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||31|
Great book, very useful for writing paper from my History of Mathematics senior level class at the University of Houston (MATH). A great aid that makes the research a breeze and cuts down on the number of the references used/5(24). Special features. The Music of the Primes, a minute bonus documentary. page viewer’s guide includes highlights, questions to consider, avenues for further learning, a glossary, a profile of the Pythagorean religious movement, and an explanation of proofs. Biographies of influential mathematicians, and more.4/5(44). Quotes Tagged “History Of Mathematics”. “In the pentagram, the Pythagoreans found all proportions well-known in antiquity: arithmetic, geometric, harmonic, and also the well-known golden proportion, or the golden ratio. Probably owing to the perfect form and the wealth of mathematical forms, the pentagram was chosen by. Best Books About Mathematics 1 Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden B Want to Read saving Want to Read Curren 2 Fermat's Enigma: The Epic Quest to Solve Want to Read saving Error rating book. 3 Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions b Want to Read saving Error rating book. 4 The Code Book: The Science of Secrecy fr Want to Read saving Error rating book. 5 Zero: The Biography of a Dangerous Idea Want to Read saving Error rating book. 95 more rows.
T his book contains only the “best” proofs from many different fields of mathematics. And this book is not a textbook. Ziegler and Aigner take us briefly to another : Ali Kayaspor. Follow the story as it unfolds in this series of linked sections, like the chapters of a book. Read the human stories behind the innovations, and how they made – and sometimes destroyed – the men and women who devoted their lives to THE STORY OF MATHEMATICS. In the wake of the Renaissance, the 17th Century saw an unprecedented explosion of mathematical and scientific ideas across Europe, a period sometimes called the Age of Reason. Hard on the heels of the “Copernican Revolution” of Nicolaus Copernicus in the 16th Century, scientists like Galileo Galilei, Tycho Brahe and Johannes Kepler were making equally 5/5(29). The 13th Century Italian Leonardo of Pisa, better known by his nickname Fibonacci, was perhaps the most talented Western mathematician of the Middle is known of his life except that he was the son of a customs offical and, as a child, he travelled around North Africa with his father, where he learned about Arabic mathematics. On his return to Italy, he helped to 5/5(34).
Countless math books are published each year, however only a tiny percentage of these titles are destined to become the kind of classics that are loved the world over by students and mathematicians. Within this page, you’ll find an extensive list of math books that have sincerely earned the reputation that precedes them. The Great Number Rumble: A Story of Math in Surprising PlacesI can't wait to use this book with my Math classes next year! For all those folks who claim math doesn't relate to real life, or is boring, this book should go a long way towards changing their minds/5(13). This online story about a cat's quest to earn enough money to buy his favorite baked good practices both reading and math. Kids learn how to classify and categorize with this charming interactive story. The Shapeshifter. The Shapeshifter. Kids will love practicing basic shapes with this whimsical story. Mama and the Missing Shrews. The initial problem Newton was confronting was that, although it was easy enough to represent and calculate the average slope of a curve (for example, the increasing speed of an object on a time-distance graph), the slope of a curve was constantly varying, and there was no method to give the exact slope at any one individual point on the curve i.e. effectively the slope of a 5/5(38).