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Journey through Genius

The Great Theorems of Mathematics

by William Dunham

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Published by Penguin (Non-Classics) .
Written in English


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Number of Pages320
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Open LibraryOL7348787M
ISBN 10014014739X
ISBN 109780140147391

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  Journey Through Genius is a rare combination of the historical, biographical, and mathematical. Readers will find the history engaging and fast-paced, the mathematics presented in careful steps. Indeed, those who keep paper, pencil, and straightedge nearby will find themselves rewarded by a deeper understanding and appreciation of these /5(K). Find books like Journey through Genius: The Great Theorems of Mathematics from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked Jour.

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Praise for William Dunham s Journey Through Genius The GreatTheorems of Mathematics "Dunham deftly guides the reader throughthe verbal and logical intricacies of major mathematical questionsand proofs, conveying a splendid sense of how the greatestmathematicians from ancient to modern times presented theirarguments."5/5(2).

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