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The Resource Math makers : the lives and works of 50 famous mathematicians, Alfred S. Posamentier and Christian Spreitzer

Math makers : the lives and works of 50 famous mathematicians, Alfred S. Posamentier and Christian Spreitzer

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Math makers : the lives and works of 50 famous mathematicians
Title
Math makers
Title remainder
the lives and works of 50 famous mathematicians
Statement of responsibility
Alfred S. Posamentier and Christian Spreitzer
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Language
eng
Summary
"Two veteran math educators concisely profile leading mathematicians throughout history highlighting their often unusual personalities and lives while giving average readers insights into the importance of their mathematical discoveries."--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
collective biography
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DLC
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Posamentier, Alfred S
Dewey number
510.92/2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QA28
LC item number
.P67 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1979-
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Spreitzer, Christian
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  • Mathematicians
  • Mathematics
  • MATHEMATICS / General
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Math makers : the lives and works of 50 famous mathematicians, Alfred S. Posamentier and Christian Spreitzer
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction -- Thales of Miletus : Greek (c.624-546 BCE) -- Pythagoras : Greek (575-500 BCE) -- Eudoxus : Greek (408-355 BCE) -- Euclid : Greek (c.300 BCE) -- Archimedes : Greek(c.287-c.212 BCE) -- Eratosthenes : Greek (276-194 BCE) -- Claudius Ptolemy : Greco-Roman (100-170) -- Diophantus of Alexandria : Hellenistic Greek (c.201-285) -- Brahmagupta : India (598-670) -- Leonardo Pisano Bigollo, "Fibonacci" : Italian (1170-1250) -- Gerolamo Cardano : Italian (1501-1576) -- John Napier : Scottish (1550-1617) -- Johannes Kepler : German (1571- 1630) -- Rene Descartes : French (1596-1650) -- Pierre de Fermat : French (1607-1665) -- Blaise Pascal : French (1623-1662) -- Isaac Newton : English (1642-1727) -- Gottfried Wilhelm (von) Leibniz : German (1646-1716) -- Giovanni Ceva : Italian (1647-1734) -- Robert Simson : Scottish (1687-1768) -- Christian Goldbach : German (1690-1764) -- The Bernoullis, Daniel Bernoulli : Swiss (1700-1782) -- Leonhard Euler : Swiss (1707-1783) -- Maria Agnesi : Italian (1718-1799)
  • Pierre-Simon de Laplace : French (1749-1827) -- Lorenzo Mascheroni : Italian (1750-1800) -- Nathaniel Bowditch : American (1773 -- 1838) -- Sophie Germain : French (1776-1831) -- Carl Friedrich Gauss : German (1777-1855) -- Charles Babbage : English (1791-1871) -- Niels Henrik Abel : Norwegian (1802-1829) -- Evariste Galois : French (1811-1832) -- James Joseph Sylvester : English (1814-1897) -- Ada Lovelace : English (1815-1852) -- George Boole : English (1815-1864) -- Bernhard Riemann : German (1826-1866) -- Georg Cantor : German (1845-1918) -- Sofia Kovalevskaya : Russian (1850-1891) -- Giuseppe Peano : Italian (1858-1932) -- David Hilbert : German (1862-1943) -- G.H. Hardy : English (1877-1947) -- Emmy Noether : German (1882-1935) -- Srinivasa Ramanujan : India (1887-1920) -- John von Neumann : Hungarian-American (1903-1957) -- Kurt Godel : Austrian-American (1906-1978) -- Alan Turing : English (1912-1954) -- Paul Erdos : Hungarian (1913-1996) -- Herbert A. Hauptman : American (1917-2011) -- Benoit Mandelbrot : Polish-American (1924-2010) -- Maryam Mirzakhani : Iranian (1977-2017)
Control code
on1056475698
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 420 pages
Isbn
9781633885202
Lccn
2018052509
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1056475698
Label
Math makers : the lives and works of 50 famous mathematicians, Alfred S. Posamentier and Christian Spreitzer
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction -- Thales of Miletus : Greek (c.624-546 BCE) -- Pythagoras : Greek (575-500 BCE) -- Eudoxus : Greek (408-355 BCE) -- Euclid : Greek (c.300 BCE) -- Archimedes : Greek(c.287-c.212 BCE) -- Eratosthenes : Greek (276-194 BCE) -- Claudius Ptolemy : Greco-Roman (100-170) -- Diophantus of Alexandria : Hellenistic Greek (c.201-285) -- Brahmagupta : India (598-670) -- Leonardo Pisano Bigollo, "Fibonacci" : Italian (1170-1250) -- Gerolamo Cardano : Italian (1501-1576) -- John Napier : Scottish (1550-1617) -- Johannes Kepler : German (1571- 1630) -- Rene Descartes : French (1596-1650) -- Pierre de Fermat : French (1607-1665) -- Blaise Pascal : French (1623-1662) -- Isaac Newton : English (1642-1727) -- Gottfried Wilhelm (von) Leibniz : German (1646-1716) -- Giovanni Ceva : Italian (1647-1734) -- Robert Simson : Scottish (1687-1768) -- Christian Goldbach : German (1690-1764) -- The Bernoullis, Daniel Bernoulli : Swiss (1700-1782) -- Leonhard Euler : Swiss (1707-1783) -- Maria Agnesi : Italian (1718-1799)
  • Pierre-Simon de Laplace : French (1749-1827) -- Lorenzo Mascheroni : Italian (1750-1800) -- Nathaniel Bowditch : American (1773 -- 1838) -- Sophie Germain : French (1776-1831) -- Carl Friedrich Gauss : German (1777-1855) -- Charles Babbage : English (1791-1871) -- Niels Henrik Abel : Norwegian (1802-1829) -- Evariste Galois : French (1811-1832) -- James Joseph Sylvester : English (1814-1897) -- Ada Lovelace : English (1815-1852) -- George Boole : English (1815-1864) -- Bernhard Riemann : German (1826-1866) -- Georg Cantor : German (1845-1918) -- Sofia Kovalevskaya : Russian (1850-1891) -- Giuseppe Peano : Italian (1858-1932) -- David Hilbert : German (1862-1943) -- G.H. Hardy : English (1877-1947) -- Emmy Noether : German (1882-1935) -- Srinivasa Ramanujan : India (1887-1920) -- John von Neumann : Hungarian-American (1903-1957) -- Kurt Godel : Austrian-American (1906-1978) -- Alan Turing : English (1912-1954) -- Paul Erdos : Hungarian (1913-1996) -- Herbert A. Hauptman : American (1917-2011) -- Benoit Mandelbrot : Polish-American (1924-2010) -- Maryam Mirzakhani : Iranian (1977-2017)
Control code
on1056475698
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 420 pages
Isbn
9781633885202
Lccn
2018052509
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1056475698

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