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# Introducing Mathematics, New Edition (Introducing Series)

Introducing Mathematics traces the story of mathematics from the ancient world to modern times, describing the great discoveries and providing an accessible introduction to such topics as number-systems, geometry and algebra, calculus, the theory of the infinite, statistical reasoning and chaos theory.

Paperback, 176 pages

Published
September 5th 2001
by Totem Books
(first published March 8th 1995)

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Jul 26, 2013
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Coming from a person who has always been mathematically challenged, this book made basic mathematics concepts ridiculously easy to understand. Knowledge and entertainment at the same time? Yes please!

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