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The mathematical tourist snapshots of modern mathematics by Ivars Peterson

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Published by Freeman in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Mathematics -- Popular works

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Edition Notes

StatementIvars Peterson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQA93 .P475 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 240 p., [12] p. of plates :
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2402754M
ISBN 100716719533
LC Control Number87033078

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