100 Great Problems of Elementary Mathematics (Dover Books on Mathematics)
by Heinrich Dorrie (Author)
- NEW BOOK
"The collection, drawn from arithmetic, algebra, pure and algebraic geometry and astronomy, is extraordinarily interesting and attractive." — Mathematical Gazette
This uncommonly interesting volume covers 100 of the most famous historical problems of elementary mathematics. Not only does the book bear witness to the extraordinary ingenuity of some of the greatest mathematical minds of history — Archimedes, Isaac Newton, Leonhard Euler, Augustin Cauchy, Pierre Fermat, Carl Friedrich Gauss, Gaspard Monge, Jakob Steiner, and many others — but it provides rare insight and inspiration to any reader, from high school math student to professional mathematician. This is indeed an unusual and uniquely valuable book.
Age Range: 8 and up
Series: Dover Books on Mathematics
Paperback: 416 pages
Publisher: Dover Publications (June 1, 1965)
Product Dimensions: 5.4 x 0.8 x 8.5 inches
Shipping Weight: 1 pound
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