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# The Mathematical Universe: An Alphabetical Journey Through the Great Proofs, Problems, and Personalities

Contains a wealth of amusing stories and little known facts from the annals of math. All proofs and equations are introduced through easy-to-follow, step-by-step explanations. Discusses some of the most intriguing mysteries such as Russell's Paradox. Features brief biographies of many great mathematicians including Isaac Newton, Bertrand Russell and Hypatia of Alexandria.

Paperback, 320 pages

Published
February 18th 1997
by Wiley
(first published 1994)

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Feb 29, 2012
Emma
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Because I couldn't write this for the work I had to do on it.

An alphabetised look on the whole of maths, as good as a work of fiction but with complicated maths as a storyline and 18th Century mathematicians as characters.

An alphabetised look on the whole of maths, as good as a work of fiction but with complicated maths as a storyline and 18th Century mathematicians as characters.

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