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The Resource Mathematics for the nonmathematician, Morris Kline

Mathematics for the nonmathematician, Morris Kline

Label
Mathematics for the nonmathematician
Title
Mathematics for the nonmathematician
Statement of responsibility
Morris Kline
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
510
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QA37.2
LC item number
.K6 1985
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
Label
Mathematics for the nonmathematician, Morris Kline
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/description/dover032/84025923.html
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Reprint. Originally published: Mathematics for liberal arts. Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley, c1967. (Addison-Wesley series in introductory mathematics)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographies and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Why mathematics? -- A historical orientation -- Logic and mathematics -- Number: the fundamental concept -- Algebra, the higher arithmetic -- The nature and uses of Euclidean geometry -- Charting the earth and the heavens -- The mathematical order of nature -- The awakening of Europe -- Mathematics and painting in the Renaissance -- Projective geometry -- Coordinate geometry -- The simplest formulas in action -- Parametric equations and curvilinear motion -- The application of formulas to gravitation -- The differential calculus -- The integral calculus -- Trigonometric functions and oscillatory motion -- The trigonometric analysis of musical sounds -- Non-Euclidean geometries and their significance -- Arithmetics and their algebras -- The statistical approach to the social and biological sciences -- The theory of probability -- The nature and values of mathematics
Control code
18862680
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xiii, 641 pages
Isbn
9780486248233
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
84025923
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm11496898
  • (OCoLC)11496898
Label
Mathematics for the nonmathematician, Morris Kline
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/description/dover032/84025923.html
Publication
Copyright
Note
Reprint. Originally published: Mathematics for liberal arts. Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley, c1967. (Addison-Wesley series in introductory mathematics)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographies and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Why mathematics? -- A historical orientation -- Logic and mathematics -- Number: the fundamental concept -- Algebra, the higher arithmetic -- The nature and uses of Euclidean geometry -- Charting the earth and the heavens -- The mathematical order of nature -- The awakening of Europe -- Mathematics and painting in the Renaissance -- Projective geometry -- Coordinate geometry -- The simplest formulas in action -- Parametric equations and curvilinear motion -- The application of formulas to gravitation -- The differential calculus -- The integral calculus -- Trigonometric functions and oscillatory motion -- The trigonometric analysis of musical sounds -- Non-Euclidean geometries and their significance -- Arithmetics and their algebras -- The statistical approach to the social and biological sciences -- The theory of probability -- The nature and values of mathematics
Control code
18862680
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xiii, 641 pages
Isbn
9780486248233
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
84025923
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm11496898
  • (OCoLC)11496898

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