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Published: 29 July 2021

512 Pages | Charts, diagrams, and graphs


ISBN: 9780198845355

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics

Sixth Edition

Richard Earl and James Nicholson

Oxford Quick Reference

  • Clear definitions for over 4,000 mathematics terms, all fully revised and updated for this edition
  • Covers both pure and applied mathematics, and includes key theories, concepts, methods, programmes, people, and terminology
  • Around 800 entries new to this edition, including cardinal arithmetic, first fundamental form, Lagrange's theorem, Navier-Stokes equations, potential, and splitting field
  • Text is supplemented by useful web links and over 20 appendices to enable further research
  • Numerous illustrations throughout, including diagrams, charts, and graphs

New to this Edition:

  • Significantly expands its coverage of a wide range of pure and applied topics, particularly at the first- and second-year university levels
  • New historical timeline covering the dates of noteworthy mathematicians' lives, and the emergence of key theorems

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