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Posamentier, Alfred S
Magnificent mistakes in mathematics / Alfred S. Posamentier, Ingmar Lehmann
Production, publication, distribution, manufacture, copyright Amherst, New York : Prometheus Books, c2013
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  QA99 .P664 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Mathematics -- Miscellanea
Errors, Scientific
Discoveries in science
Physical Description 296 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-280) and index
Contents Noteworthy mistakes by famous mathematicians -- Mistakes in arithmetic -- Algebraic mistakes -- Geometric mistakes -- Mistakes in probability and statistics
Summary "Requiring no more than high-school-level math competency, this playful excursion through the nuances of math will give you a better grasp of this fundamental, all-important science"-- Provided by publisher
Alternate Author Lehmann, Ingmar

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