The Great Mathematicians

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In this book, you ll learn why Florence Nightingale introduced pie charts, how Lewis Carroll regarded Pythagoras, and why some infinities are larger than others. You ll also meet the mathematician who knew eight languages by the time he was 11, the one who was sent to jail for gambling and the one who published a lot yet never existed.

About the Author

Robin Wilson is Emeritus Professor of Pure Mathematics at the Open University, and Emeritus Professor of Geometry at Gresham College, London (the oldest mathematical chair in England). He is well known as a populariser of mathematics, winning two prestigious awards from the Mathematical Association of America for outstanding expository writing . Raymond Flood is Vice-Principal of Kellogg College, Oxford and former President of he British Society for the History of Mathematics.

Additional information

Cover-Types

Paperback

Distributors

Bhrikuti Pustak

ISBN/ISSN

9781788886949

Language

English

Pages

381

Publishers

Arcturus Publishing

Year of Publication

2019 A.D

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