A Manual of Greek Mathematics


SKU: 9780486432311 Category: Tag: Product ID: 998806


This concise but thorough history encompasses the enduring contributions of the ancient Greek mathematicians whose works form the basis of most modern mathematics. Written by a distinguished scholar and mathematician, the well-written, nontechnical text is geared toward high school, college, and graduate students, teachers, and those seeking a historical perspective on mathematics. Topics include Pythagorean arithmetic, Plato’s use and philosophy of mathematics, an in-depth analysis of Euclid’s Elements, the beginnings of Greek algebra and trigonometry, and other mathematical milestones.

ISBN: 9780486432311
Publisher: Dover Publications
Pub Date: 12/2003
Format: Paperback
Weight: 1.27lbs
Size: 8.38h x 5.40w x 1.17d

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Weight 1.27 lbs
Dimensions 8.38 × 5.40 × 1.17 in