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The great mathematical problems : marvels and mysteries of mathematics, Ian Stewart

Label
The great mathematical problems : marvels and mysteries of mathematics
Title
The great mathematical problems
Title remainder
marvels and mysteries of mathematics
Statement of responsibility
Ian Stewart
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
There are some mathematical problems whose significance goes beyond the ordinary - like Fermat's Last Theorem or Goldbach's Conjecture - they are the enigmas which define mathematics. This book explains why these problems exist, why they matter, what drives mathematicians to incredible lengths to solve them and where they stand in the context of mathematics and science as a whole
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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1945-
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Stewart, Ian
Dewey number
  • 510
  • 510
  • 510
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Mathematics
  • Popular Science and Mathematics
Label
The great mathematical problems : marvels and mysteries of mathematics, Ian Stewart
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2013
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9781846683374
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
x, 340 pages
Isbn
9781846683374
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)
Label
The great mathematical problems : marvels and mysteries of mathematics, Ian Stewart
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2013
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9781846683374
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
x, 340 pages
Isbn
9781846683374
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)

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