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Concepts of Modern Mathematics
by Ian Stewart


Overview - In this charming volume, a noted English mathematician uses humor and anecdote to illuminate the concepts underlying "new math"--groups, sets, subsets, topology, Boolean algebra, and more. By the time readers finish this book, they shall have a much clearer grasp of how modern mathematicians look at figures, function, and formulas, leading them to a better comprehension of the nature of the mathematics itself.  Read more...

 
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Overview
In this charming volume, a noted English mathematician uses humor and anecdote to illuminate the concepts underlying "new math"--groups, sets, subsets, topology, Boolean algebra, and more. By the time readers finish this book, they shall have a much clearer grasp of how modern mathematicians look at figures, function, and formulas, leading them to a better comprehension of the nature of the mathematics itself.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780486284248
  • ISBN-10: 0486284247
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publish Date: February 1995
  • Page Count: 368
  • Dimensions: 8.38 x 5.2 x 0.74 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.79 pounds

Series: Dover Books on Mathematics

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