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Math in100 Key Breakthroughs

Code: WIS0384
Auteurs: Richard Elwees
ISBN: 9781623650544
Uitgever: Quercus
Uitgegeven: 2013
Taal: Engels
Korte beschrijving: 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.