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Journey Through Genius free pdf Explores some of the most significant theorems in mathematics, describing the intricate reasoning behind these ideas. Among the theorems presented are Hippocrates' quadrature of the lune, Archimedes' determination of circular area, Euler's number theory and the Bernoullis' harmonic series.

About William Dunham

About the author WILLIAM DUNHAM is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Pittsburgh. After receiving his PhD from the Ohio State University in 1974, he joined the mathematics faculty at Hanover College in Indiana. He has directed a summer seminar funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities on the topic of "The Great Theorems of Mathematics in Historical Context."

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Author : William Dunham
Publisher : John Wiley
Data Published : 18 April 1990
ISBN : 0471500305
EAN : 9780471500308
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 320 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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