Of Men and Numbers: The Story of the Great Mathematicians

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Author: Jane Muir
Publisher: Unknown
Genre: Mathematics
Pages: 256
Language: english
Year: 1996
ISBN 10: 0486289737
ISBN 13: 9780486289731
Series: Unknown
Edition: Unknown
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Synopsis

Fascinating accounts of the lives and accomplishments of history's greatest mathematical minds, from Pythagoras to Georg Cantor. Muir also provides charming anecdotes about Descartes, Euler, Pascal, and many others, as well as accessible discussions of their contributions to mathematical thought....