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Penguin Dictionary of Mathematics

By: David Nelson

480 pages, b/w line drawings

Penguin Books

Paperback | Jan 2012 | Edition: 4 | #192859 | ISBN-13: 9780141030234
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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


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Biography

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.

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