Journals Higher Education



Published: 11 April 2016

208 Pages

9.2 x 6.0 inches

ISBN: 9780198753353

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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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