Curious History of Mathematics The Big Ideas from Early Numbers to Chaos Theory


Telling the story of mathematics from a historical perspective, this book shows how mathematical science advanced through the discoveries of the ancient Babylonians, Egyptians and Greeks, the great scholars of medieval Island and Europe, and the Renaissance and the birth of the Scientific Revolution. From the simplest concepts of numbers and arithmetic, geometry and algebra, trigonomety and calculus, right through to infinity and chaos theory.

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ISBN:

9780233003856

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

192

Dimensions:

22cm x 17cm

RRP:

$29.99

Category:

Fiction , Non-Fiction , History

Publisher:

Carlton Publishing Group

Published:

01 November 2013

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Joel Levy