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Maths in 100 Key Breakthroughs

Author: ELWES RICHARD
Binding: Hardback
Pages: 416
Pub Date: 29/08/2013
Publisher: QUERCUS PUBLISHING
ISBN: 9781780873220
Availability: In stock
Quick overview 100 of the most important mathematical concepts and their discoveries.
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Maths in 100 Key Breakthroughs presents a series of essays explaining the fundamentals of the most important maths concepts you really need to know. Richard Elwes profiles the groundbreaking and front-of-mind discoveries that have had a profound influence on our way of life and understanding. From the origins of counting some 35,000 years ago, right up to the very latest breakthroughs - such as Wiles' proof of Fermat's Last Theorem and Cook & Wolfram's Rule 110 - Maths in 100 Key Breakthroughs tells a story of discovery, invention, painstaking progress and inspired leaps of the imagination.

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