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Mathematics Across Cultures: The History of Non-Western Mathematics (Science Across Cultures: The History of Non-Western Science)

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By Helaine Selin

Mathematics throughout Cultures: A background of Non-Western Mathematics involves essays facing the mathematical wisdom and ideology of cultures outdoors the USA and Europe. as well as articles surveying Islamic, chinese language, local American, Aboriginal Australian, Inca, Egyptian, and African arithmetic, between others, the ebook comprises essays on Rationality, common sense and arithmetic, and the move of information from East to West. The essays deal with the connections among technological know-how and tradition and relate the mathematical practices to the cultures which produced them. every one essay is easily illustrated and includes an in depth bibliography. as the geographic variety is worldwide, the e-book fills a hole in either the historical past of technological know-how and in cultural reports. it's going to discover a position at the bookshelves of complicated undergraduate scholars, graduate scholars, and students, in addition to in libraries serving these teams.

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Elementary Differential Equations and Boundary Value Problems

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By William E. Boyce

Written from the point of view of the utilized mathematician, the newest variation of this bestselling e-book specializes in the idea and sensible purposes of Differential Equations to engineering and the sciences. Emphasis is put on the equipment of answer, research, and approximation. Use of know-how, illustrations, and challenge units aid readers increase an intuitive figuring out of the cloth. ancient footnotes hint the advance of the self-discipline and determine notable person contributions. This e-book builds the root for somebody who must study differential equations after which development to extra complex studies.

Note:This ebook is a Stand by myself book.

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A Differential Approach to Geometry: Geometric Trilogy III

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This booklet provides the classical thought of curves within the airplane and three-d area, and the classical concept of surfaces in third-dimensional house. It can pay specific consciousness to the old improvement of the idea and the initial methods that help modern geometrical notions. It features a bankruptcy that lists a truly vast scope of airplane curves and their homes. The booklet methods the brink of algebraic topology, supplying an built-in presentation totally available to undergraduate-level students.

At the tip of the seventeenth century, Newton and Leibniz constructed differential calculus, therefore making to be had the very wide variety of differentiable capabilities, not only these produced from polynomials. through the 18th century, Euler utilized those rules to set up what's nonetheless this day the classical concept of such a lot normal curves and surfaces, principally utilized in engineering. input this attention-grabbing global via notable theorems and a large provide of bizarre examples. succeed in the doorways of algebraic topology through getting to know simply how an integer (= the Euler-Poincaré features) linked to a floor can provide loads of fascinating details at the form of the skin. And penetrate the exciting international of Riemannian geometry, the geometry that underlies the speculation of relativity.

The publication is of curiosity to all those that train classical differential geometry as much as particularly a complicated point. The bankruptcy on Riemannian geometry is of serious curiosity to those that need to “intuitively” introduce scholars to the hugely technical nature of this department of arithmetic, specifically whilst getting ready scholars for classes on relativity.

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Principles of Harmonic Analysis (Universitext)

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By Anton Deitmar

This booklet bargains a whole and streamlined therapy of the critical rules of abelian harmonic research: Pontryagin duality, the Plancherel theorem and the Poisson summation formulation, in addition to their respective generalizations to non-abelian teams, together with the Selberg hint formulation. the foundations are then utilized to spectral research of Heisenberg manifolds and Riemann surfaces. This new version encompasses a new bankruptcy on p-adic and adelic teams, in addition to a complementary part on direct and projective limits. a number of the aiding proofs were revised and subtle. The booklet is a superb source for graduate scholars who desire to research and comprehend harmonic research and for researchers looking to practice it.

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Nonlinear Ordinary Differential Equations: An Introduction for Scientists and Engineers (Oxford Texts in Applied and Engineering Mathematics)

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This can be a completely up-to-date and improved 4th variation of the vintage textual content Nonlinear usual Differential Equations via Dominic Jordan and Peter Smith. together with a variety of labored examples and diagrams, additional routines were included into the textual content and solutions are supplied in the back of the publication. issues comprise section aircraft research, nonlinear damping, small parameter expansions and singular perturbations, balance, Liapunov equipment, Poincare sequences, homoclinic bifurcation and Liapunov exponents.

Over 500 end-of-chapter difficulties also are integrated and as an extra source fully-worked strategies to those are supplied within the accompanying textual content Nonlinear usual Differential Equations: difficulties and Solutions, (OUP, 2007).

Both texts disguise a wide selection of functions whereas retaining mathematical prequisites to a minimal making those an incredible source for college kids and academics in engineering, arithmetic and the sciences.

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The Tower of Hanoi - Myths and Maths

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By Andreas M. Hinz, Sandi Klavzar, Ciril Petr

This is the 1st complete monograph at the mathematical idea of the solitaire online game “The Tower of Hanoi” which was once invented within the nineteenth century through the French quantity theorist Édouard Lucas. The ebook contains a survey of the historic improvement from the game’s predecessors as much as contemporary examine in arithmetic and functions in machine technology and psychology. except long-standing myths it features a thorough, principally self-contained presentation of the fundamental mathematical evidence with entire proofs, together with additionally unpublished fabric. the most items of study this present day are the so-called Hanoi graphs and the comparable Sierpi?ski graphs. Acknowledging the nice approval for the subject in desktop technology, algorithms and their correctness proofs shape an important a part of the e-book. In view of crucial sensible purposes of the Tower of Hanoi and its variations, particularly in physics, community concept, and cognitive (neuro)psychology, different similar constructions and puzzles like, e.g., the “Tower of London”, are addressed.

Numerous appealing integer sequences come up alongside the way in which, but additionally many open questions impose themselves. imperative between those is the famed Frame-Stewart conjecture. regardless of many makes an attempt to make your mind up it and large-scale numerical experiments assisting its fact, it continues to be unsettled after greater than 70 years and therefore demonstrates the timeliness of the subject.

Enriched with intricate illustrations, connections to different puzzles and demanding situations for the reader within the kind of (solved) workouts in addition to difficulties for additional exploration, this ebook is agreeable examining for college kids, educators, gamers and researchers alike.

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Galois Theory, Fourth Edition

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Since 1973, Galois Theory has been teaching undergraduate scholars on Galois teams and classical Galois thought. In Galois idea, Fourth Edition, mathematician and well known technological know-how writer Ian Stewart updates this well-established textbook for today’s algebra scholars.

New to the Fourth Edition

  • The alternative of the topological facts of the elemental theorem of algebra with an easy and believable consequence from point-set topology and estimates that might be everyday to somebody who has taken a primary direction in analysis
  • Revised bankruptcy on ruler-and-compass structures that ends up in a extra dependent conception and less complicated proofs
  • A part on buildings utilizing an angle-trisector because it is an fascinating and direct program of the equipment developed
  • A new bankruptcy that takes a retrospective examine what Galois really did in comparison to what many imagine he did
  • Updated references

This bestseller maintains to bring a rigorous but attractive therapy of the topic whereas holding speed with present academic specifications. greater than 2 hundred workouts and a wealth of ancient notes increase the proofs, formulation, and theorems.

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Visualizing Elementary and Middle School Mathematics Methods

| December 28, 2016 | admin | 0

By Joan Cohen Jones

The objective of Visualizing uncomplicated and center university arithmetic Methods is to coach arithmetic in a fashion that excites and motivates readers, with an available structure that serves as an creation to the educating of arithmetic. this article, in partnership with nationwide Geographic, is designed to offer arithmetic content material and pedagogy in a clean new means. This special approach, whereas retaining useful rigor, presents the chance to put aside earlier ideals approximately arithmetic and to benefit thoughts and pedagogy from a brand new viewpoint.

The constitution of Visualizing basic and center university arithmetic Methods is identical to the layout of different tools texts, besides the fact that, it has many certain gains which are designed to be attractive and make the textual content correct for readers. It starts with a short precis of the historical past of arithmetic. variety is built-in into the content material of each bankruptcy, via Multicultural views in arithmetic. numerous chapters contain digital school room commentary Videos.

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Business Mathematics Brief (12th Edition)

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By Gary Clendenen

BUSINESS arithmetic short, 12/e  teaches company math with a robust specialise in present matters, actual businesses, and real looking company eventualities. It locations crucial company math options in context, educating via hugely proper examples. every one bankruptcy starts off with a precise corporation case examine that's carried via with examples and routines. life like circumstances finish every one bankruptcy, supporting scholars combine key ideas with genuine company math demanding situations. information and graphs are included all through. New insurance during this version comprises: the worldwide monetary obstacle and globalization; own debt and mark downs; and stock monitoring. extra examples are supplied, and this version has been edited for better readability and simplicity.

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The Art of Proof : Basic Training for Deeper Mathematics

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The paintings of Proof is designed for a one-semester or two-quarter path. a customary pupil can have studied calculus (perhaps additionally linear algebra) with average good fortune. With an crafty mix of chatty kind and fascinating examples, the student's prior intuitive wisdom is put on strong highbrow flooring. the subjects coated comprise: integers, induction, algorithms, actual numbers, rational numbers, modular mathematics, limits, and uncountable units. equipment, similar to axiom, theorem and evidence, are taught whereas discussing the math instead of in summary isolation. The booklet ends with brief essays on extra subject matters appropriate for seminar-style presentation via small groups of scholars, both in school or in a arithmetic membership atmosphere. those contain: continuity, cryptography, teams, advanced numbers, ordinal quantity, and producing features.

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