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Four Colours Suffice How the Map Problem was Solved

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By: Robin Wilson
Publisher: Penguin Books
Four Colours Suffice
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  • Four Colours Suffice ISBN: 9780141009087 Paperback Aug 2005 Out of Print #142931
  • Four Colours Suffice ISBN: 9780713996708 Hardback Nov 2002 Out of Print #133419
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For over a century, the four colour problem was one of the most famous conundrums in mathematics. The problem is simply stated. can every map be coloured with at most, four colours, so that neighbouring countries are coloured differently? Robin wilson clarifies the problem, explains the proof and introduces the mathematicians behind the mathematics.

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Robin Wilson is Senior Lecturer in Mathematics at the Open University and Fellow of Keble College, Oxford.
Out of Print
By: Robin Wilson
Publisher: Penguin Books
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