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The story of mathematics

from creating the pyramids to exploring infinity

by Anne Rooney

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Published by Arcturus in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mathematics,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Anne Rooney
    The Physical Object
    Pagination208 p. :
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25573265M
    ISBN 10057203413X
    ISBN 109780572034139
    OCLC/WorldCa212431371


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As someone who scraped by with as few mathematics classes as he could /5. Great book, very useful for writing paper from my History of Mathematics senior level class at the University of Houston (MATH).

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