The Facts on File Dictionary of Mathematics

The Facts on File Dictionary of Mathematics

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Baker & Taylor
Includes over three thousand entries that explain the most commonly used terms in every branch of mathematics, including applied mathematics and computer science.

Facts on File
Encompassing every mathematical term and concept of interest, The Facts On File Dictionary of Mathematics, Fourth Edition conveys information to students and general readers in a proven, accessible format. This fourth edition contains approximately 320 new entries, dozens of new line illustrations, new pronunciation symbols, a list of Web sites, and a bibliography. Current entries and back matter have been revised as needed. Relating significant information in a non-specialist manner, this dictionary is an invaluable resource.

New entries include:
  • Antiderivative
  • Complexity theory
  • Echelon matrix
  • Framework
  • Global positioning system (GPS)
  • Hectare
  • Jacobian
  • Metric
  • Quadric cone
  • Zero function.


Publisher: New York : Facts on File, c2005.
Edition: 4th ed.
ISBN: 9780816056521
0816056528
9780816056514
081605651X
Characteristics: x, 262 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Alternative Title: Dictionary of mathematics

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