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The Art of the Infinite: the Pleasures of Mathematics

By: Kaplan, Robert; Kaplan, Ellen

Price: $12.88

Publisher: New York, Oxford Univ Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002282

ISBN: 019514743X

Condition: New in New dust jacket


NEW - The Kaplans take us on a witty, literate and accessible tour of the world of mathematics. This book looks at infinity, in its countless guises, as a touchstone for understanding mathematical thinking. Tracing a path rom Pythagoras, whose great Theorem led inexorably to a discovery that his followers tried to keep secret (the existence of irrational numbers) ; through Descartes and Leibniz; to the brilliant, haunted Georg Cantor, who proved that infinity can come in... View more info

Linear Algebra with Applications

By: Leon, Steven J.

Price: $18.40

Publisher: New York, MacMillan & Company: 1984

Edition: Sixth Printing

Seller ID: 003077

ISBN: 0023698705

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


This textbook is suitable for either a sophomore level course or a juiner-or senior-level course. The only prerequisite is calculus. The subjects covered are Matrices and Systems of Equations, Determinants, Vector Spaces, Linear Transformations, Orthogonality, Eigenvalues, and Numerical Linear Algebra. Answers to selected exercises are included. First published in 1980. 338 pages with bibliography and index. Light highlighting in the first 100 pages. Moderate to heavy we... View more info