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Title:
The unfinished game : Pascal, Fermat, and the seventeenth-century letter that made the world modern
Author:
Devlin, Keith J.
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Publication Information:
New York : Basic Books, [2008]

©2008
Physical Description:
x, 191 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Monday, August 24, 1654 -- A problem worthy of great minds -- On the shoulders of a giant -- A man of slight build -- The great amateur -- Terrible confusions -- Out of the gaming rooms -- Into the everyday world -- The chance of your life -- The measure of our ignorance.
ISBN:
9780465009107
Format :
Book

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