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Mathematics in Civilization 3 Edition
Contributor(s): Resnikoff, Howard L., Wells, Raymond O., Jr.
ISBN: 0486789225     ISBN-13: 9780486789224
Publisher: Dover Pubns
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Product Type: Paperback - Other Formats
Published: March 2015
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Annotation: Resnikoff and Wells present students, academics, and general-interest readers with the third edition of their examination of co-evolution of mathematics and human progress. The authors have organized the twelve chapters that make up the main body of their in three parts devoted to mathematics in antiquity, the adolescence of computation, and the rise of geometric analysis. The authors have also include tables of common (Briggsian) logarithms, natural logarithms, exponential functions, and trigonometric functions. Howard L. Resnikoff and Raymond O. Wells, Jr. are faculty members of Jacobs University, Germany. Annotation ©2015 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Library of Congress Subjects:
Mathematics; History.
BISAC Categories:
- Mathematics | History & Philosophy
- Science | Applied Sciences
Dewey: 510.9
LCCN: 2014038500
Academic/Grade Level: General Adult
Series: Dover Books on Mathematics
Book type: Non-Fiction
Physical Information: 9.50" H x 6.75" W x 1.50" (1.46 lbs) 449 pages
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Contributor Bio(s):
Howard L. Resnikoff taught in the Departments of Psychology, Applied Mathematics, and Computer Science at Harvard University. He was Chairman of the Department of Mathematics at the Unviersity of California, Irvine, and Professor of Mathematics at Rice Unviersity. He was also the founder of Aware, Inc., a mathematical engineering company.
Raymond O. Wells, Jr., is Distinguished Professor of Mathematics at Jacobs University Bremen and Adjunct Professor of Mathematics at the University of Colorado. He was for many years a member of the Mathematics Department at Rice University.