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Handbook of Mathematical Functions: with Formulas, Graphs, and Mathematical Tables
Students and professionals in the fields of mathematics, physics, engineering, and economics will find this reference work invaluable. A classic resource for working with special functions, standard trig, and exponential logarithmic definitions and extensions, it features 29 sets of tables, some to as high as 20 places.
Paperback, 1046 pages
Published June 1st 1965 by Dover Publications
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Even in the days of Mathematica, which I've used for over 10 years, I still consult this book. For one thing I know it; though I haven't memorized it, I know it well enough to quickly find what I'm looking for and in a form I readily recognize. All of its content can be extracted from Mathematica but sometimes its conventions are different and it can take time to work them out. So when I'm in a hurry I consult this reference. Also, the conventions and notations used in "Abramowitz and Stegun" (w ...more
On my search of understanding the Gamma function in order to learn how to generalize factorials and then discuss with my friends how they did things back in the old days, I've met again with this beauty, a very comprehensive list of the most used functions and a quick-to-read list of everything you need to see the world in an more intimate fashion.
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