Mathematics: From the Birth of Numbers download free [PDF and Ebook] by Jan Gullberg

Mathematics: From the Birth of Numbers download free [PDF and Ebook] by Jan Gullberg year 1997
  • Book name: Mathematics: From the Birth of Numbers
  • Author: Jan Gullberg
  • Release date: 1997/12/14
  • Publisher: WW NORTON & CO
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Science and Geography
  • ISBN: 9780393040029
  • Rating: 9.11 of 10
  • Votes: 223
  • Review by: Jenelle Ives
  • Review rating: 9.12 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/19
  • Total pages: 1128
  • Includes a PDF summary of 99 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: This extraordinary work takes the reader on a long and fascinating journey-from the dual invention of numbers and language, through the major realms of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and calculus, to the final destination of differential equations, with excursions into mathematical logic, set theory, topology, fractals, probability, and assorted other mathematical byways. The book is unique among popular books on mathematics in combining an engaging, easy-to-read history of the subject with a comprehensive mathematical survey text. Intended, in the author's words, 'for the benefit of those who never studied the subject, those who think they have forgotten what they once learned, or those with a sincere desire for more knowledge,' it links mathematics to the humanities, linguistics, the natural sciences, and technology. Contains more than 1000 original technical illustrations, a multitude of reproductions from mathematical classics and other relevant works, and a generous sprinkling of humorous asides, ranging from limericks and tall stories to cartoons and decorative drawings.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 76H8M24S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Mathematics, History Of Science, History Of Mathematics
  • Available formats: PDF, EPUB, WORD, OEB, TXTz, TXT, LIT, DOC. Compressed in LHA, LZ, ZIP, RAR
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 96.71 USD
  • Dimensions: 191x262x56mm
  • Weight: 2,120g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York, United States
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