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The Babylonian Theorem
The Babylonian Theorem
Written by Peter S. Rudman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591027737
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The Babylonian Theorem
The Mathematical Journey to Pythagoras and Euclid
Written by Peter S. Rudman


Format: Hardcover, 248 pages
On Sale: January 26, 2010
Price: $26.00

In this sequel to his award-winning How Mathematics Happened, physicist Peter S. Rudman explores the history of mathematics among the Babylonians and Egyptians, showing how their scribes in the era from 2000 to 1600 BCE used visualizations of how plane geometric figures could be partitioned into squares, rectangles, and right triangles... Read more >
The Fabulous Fibonacci Numbers
The Fabulous Fibonacci Numbers
Written by Alfred S. Posamentier and Ingmar Lehmann
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591024750
Our Price: $28.99
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The Fabulous Fibonacci Numbers

Written by Alfred S. Posamentier and Ingmar Lehmann


Format: Hardcover, 364 pages
On Sale: May 30, 2007
Price: $28.99

The most ubiquitous, and perhaps the most intriguing, number pattern in mathematics is the Fibonacci sequence. In this simple pattern beginning with two ones, each succeeding number is the sum of the two numbers immediately preceding it (1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, ad infinitum). Far from being just... Read more >
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