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Title:
Dictionary of mathematical quotations
Author:
Spencer, Donald D.
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Publication Information:
Ormond Beach, Fla. : Camelot Pub. Co., [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
145 pages : portraits ; 26 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780892182947
Format :
Book

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Central Library QA99 .S78 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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Summary

Summary

Compiles some 970 brief quotations from 542 sources throughout history. Arrangement is alphabetical by contributor. A subject index provides access to appropriate quotes for particular occasions so that math teachers can start their classes with a chuckle. Twenty-nine famous mathematicians are profiled with brief text and a line drawing. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.


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