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Published: 22 May 2014

544 Pages | Over 50 charts and diagrams


ISBN: 9780199679591

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics

Fifth Edition

Christopher Clapham and James Nicholson

Oxford Quick Reference

  • Over 3,000 authoritative entries with clear and concise definitions
  • Wide-ranging coverage of pure and applied mathematics and statistics
  • Clearly illustrated with charts, diagrams, and graphs
  • Appendices of useful tables and lists including areas and volumes, inequalities, Roman numerals, and Greek letters
  • Includes mathematics of more general interest, such as fractals, game theory, and chaos theory
  • Recommended web links for many entries, accessed and kept up to date via the Dictionary of Mathematics companion website

New to this Edition:

  • Almost 200 new entries on terms such as Abel's limit theorem, arrow paradox, dichotomy, and symbolic logic
  • New appendices on Millennium Prize problems, additional trigonometric values of special angels, as well as summaries of geometry, probability distribution, and algebra

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