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100 great problems of elementary mathematics ; their history and solution. Translated by David Antin.
Dörrie, Heinrich, 1873-
imprint
New York, Dover Publications [1965]
description
x, 393 p. illus. ; 22 cm.
ISBN
0486613488
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imprint
New York, Dover Publications [1965]
isbn
0486613488
general note
"A new translation of the unabridged text of the fifth edition ... published by the Physica-Verlag, Würzburg, Germany, in 1958 under the title Triumph der Mathematik: Hundert berühmte Probleme aus zwei Jahrtausenden mathematischer Kultur."
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4042637
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Problems that beset Archimedes, Newton, Euler, Cauchy, Gauss, Monge and other greats, ready to challenge today's would-be problem solvers. Among them: How is a sundial constructed? How can you calculate the logarithm of a given number without the use of logarithm table? No advanced math is required. 100 problems with proofs.
Main Description
Problems that beset Archimedes, Newton, Euler, Cauchy, Gauss, Monge and other greats, ready to challenge today's would-be problem solvers. Among them: How is a sundial constructed? How can you calculate the logarithm of a given number without the use of logarithm table? No advanced math is required. Includes 100 problems with proofs.

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