Books  Physical Sciences  Mathematics 

Penguin Dictionary of Mathematics

By: David Nelson

480 pages, b/w line drawings

Penguin Books

Paperback | Jan 2012 | Edition: 4 | #192859 | ISBN-13: 9780141030234
Availability: Usually dispatched within 1 week Details
NHBS Price: £12.99 $17/€16 approx

About this book

This dictionary takes in all branches of pure and applied mathematics, from algebra to mechanics and from number theory to statistics. Invaluable for students at all levels, it is also a useful and versatile source book for economists, business people, engineers, technicians and scientists of all kinds who use mathematics in the course of their work.

'The Penguin Dictionary of Mathematics' belongs in every classroom and on the bookshelf of every budding young mathematician, not just to satisfy curiosity but to light a fire that could burn a lifetime.
- Nick Lord, The Mathematical Gazette

Write a review

There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!


David Nelson has recently retired from his post as Lecturer in Education at Manchester University. He specialises in mathematical education and micro-computing. He lives in Inverness.

Bestsellers in this subject

The Beauty of Numbers in Nature

NHBS Price: £14.99 $19/€18 approx

The Princeton Companion to Mathematics

NHBS Price: £82.95 $106/€99 approx

A Mathematical Nature Walk

NHBS Price: £18.95 $24/€23 approx

Mathematics for Ecology and Environmental Sciences

NHBS Price: £117.00 $150/€140 approx

Statistics and Truth

NHBS Price: £40.99 $53/€49 approx

VAT: GB 407 4846 44
NHBS Ltd is registered in England and Wales: 1875194