The Resource Encyclopedia of mathematics, James Tanton
Encyclopedia of mathematics, James Tanton
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 "Encyclopedia of Mathematics is a useful reference providing current and accurate information on the subject for high school and college students. Comprehensive coverage includes significant discoveries in mathematics, in addition to definitions of basic terms, thoughtprovoking essays, and capsule biographies of notable scientists in mathematics  all presenting a wide range of valuable information compiled into a single source. Written in easytounderstand language, the encyclopedia explains the importance of mathematics to society and includes summaries of notable events throughout history related to the subject."
 "Featuring more than 800 crossreferenced entries, the encyclopedia includes six essays, interspersed throughout the text, that discuss the evolution of algebra and equations, calculus, functions, geometry, probability and statistics, and trigonometry. The encyclopedia also includes three helpful appendixes  bibliographies and Web resources, a chronology of notable discoveries in mathematics, and an extensive list of associations that provide information about mathematics  as well as a comprehensive index." "Encyclopedia of Mathematics is an indispensable resource that will meet the specific demands of students, interested laypeople, and professionals who need accurate and straightforward information on historical or current issues in mathematics."Jacket
 Language
 eng
 Extent
 viii, 568 pages
 Contents

 A to Z entries
 Feature essays : "History of equations and algebra"
 "History of calculus"
 "History of functions"
 "History of geometry"
 "History of probability and statistics"
 "History of trigonometry"
 Appendixes : Appendix I. Chronology
 Appendix II. Bibliography and Web resources
 Appendix III. Associations
 Isbn
 9780816051243
 Label
 Encyclopedia of mathematics
 Title
 Encyclopedia of mathematics
 Statement of responsibility
 James Tanton
 Language
 eng
 Summary

 "Encyclopedia of Mathematics is a useful reference providing current and accurate information on the subject for high school and college students. Comprehensive coverage includes significant discoveries in mathematics, in addition to definitions of basic terms, thoughtprovoking essays, and capsule biographies of notable scientists in mathematics  all presenting a wide range of valuable information compiled into a single source. Written in easytounderstand language, the encyclopedia explains the importance of mathematics to society and includes summaries of notable events throughout history related to the subject."
 "Featuring more than 800 crossreferenced entries, the encyclopedia includes six essays, interspersed throughout the text, that discuss the evolution of algebra and equations, calculus, functions, geometry, probability and statistics, and trigonometry. The encyclopedia also includes three helpful appendixes  bibliographies and Web resources, a chronology of notable discoveries in mathematics, and an extensive list of associations that provide information about mathematics  as well as a comprehensive index." "Encyclopedia of Mathematics is an indispensable resource that will meet the specific demands of students, interested laypeople, and professionals who need accurate and straightforward information on historical or current issues in mathematics."Jacket
 Cataloging source
 DLC
 http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
 1966
 http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
 Tanton, James
 Dewey number
 510/.3
 Illustrations
 illustrations
 Index
 index present
 LC call number
 QA5
 LC item number
 .T34 2005
 Literary form
 non fiction
 Nature of contents

 bibliography
 encyclopedias
 Series statement
 Facts on File science library
 http://library.link/vocab/subjectName

 Mathematics
 Mathematics
 Mathematik
 Label
 Encyclopedia of mathematics, James Tanton
 Bibliography note
 Includes bibliographical references (pages 546550) and index
 Carrier category
 volume
 Carrier category code
 nc
 Carrier MARC source
 rdacarrier
 Content category
 text
 Content type code
 txt
 Content type MARC source
 rdacontent
 Contents
 A to Z entries  Feature essays : "History of equations and algebra"  "History of calculus"  "History of functions"  "History of geometry"  "History of probability and statistics"  "History of trigonometry"  Appendixes : Appendix I. Chronology  Appendix II. Bibliography and Web resources  Appendix III. Associations
 Control code
 ocm56057904
 Dimensions
 29 cm.
 Extent
 viii, 568 pages
 Isbn
 9780816051243
 Lccn
 2004016785
 Media category
 unmediated
 Media MARC source
 rdamedia
 Media type code
 n
 Other physical details
 illustrations
 System control number

 (Sirsi) o56057904
 (OCoLC)56057904
 Label
 Encyclopedia of mathematics, James Tanton
 Bibliography note
 Includes bibliographical references (pages 546550) and index
 Carrier category
 volume
 Carrier category code
 nc
 Carrier MARC source
 rdacarrier
 Content category
 text
 Content type code
 txt
 Content type MARC source
 rdacontent
 Contents
 A to Z entries  Feature essays : "History of equations and algebra"  "History of calculus"  "History of functions"  "History of geometry"  "History of probability and statistics"  "History of trigonometry"  Appendixes : Appendix I. Chronology  Appendix II. Bibliography and Web resources  Appendix III. Associations
 Control code
 ocm56057904
 Dimensions
 29 cm.
 Extent
 viii, 568 pages
 Isbn
 9780816051243
 Lccn
 2004016785
 Media category
 unmediated
 Media MARC source
 rdamedia
 Media type code
 n
 Other physical details
 illustrations
 System control number

 (Sirsi) o56057904
 (OCoLC)56057904
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