Journals Higher Education

£19.99

Hardback

Published: 11 February 2016

192 Pages

234x156mm

ISBN: 9780198753353


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Quite Right

The Story of Mathematics, Measurement, and Money

Norman Biggs

  • Takes a broad view of the history of mathematics and debunks some traditional assumptions
  • Links mathematical concepts and methods with the practical aspects of measurement and money
  • Written clearly and simply, but without dumbing-down
  • Can be used as a basis for courses in the history of mathematics
  • Based on a lifetime of scholarship, with endnotes for readers who want to learn more
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