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Five equations that changed the world

Michael Guillen

Five equations that changed the world

the power and poetry of mathematics

by Michael Guillen

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Published by MJF Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMichael Guillen
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQC24.5 .G85 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 277 p. ;
Number of Pages277
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24627130M
ISBN 101567314058
ISBN 109781567314052
LC Control Number00133285
OCLC/WorldCa46724607

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