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作者 Aaboe, Asger
書名 Episodes from the Early History of Mathematics
出版項 Washington : American Mathematical Society, 1997
©1997
國際標準書號 9780883859285 (electronic bk.)
9780883856130
book jacket
說明 1 online resource (144 pages)
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computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
系列 Anneli Lax New Mathematical Library ; v.13
Anneli Lax New Mathematical Library
附註 Front Cover -- Episodes From the Early History of Mathematics -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Introduction -- Chapter 1. Babylonian Mathematics -- 1.1 Sources -- 1.2 The Babylonian Number System. A Multiplication Table -- 1.3 The Babylonian Number System. A Table of Reciprocals -- 1.4 Positional Number Systems -- 1.5 Babylonian Arithmetic -- 1.6 Three Babylonian Mathematical Texts -- 1.7 Summary -- Chapter 2. Early Greek Mathematics and Euclid's Construction of the Regular Pentagon -- 2.1 Sources -- 2.2 Greek Mathematics before Euclid -- 2.3 Euclid's Elements -- 2.4 Euclid's Construction of the Regular Pentagon -- Chapter 3. Three Samples of Archimedean Mathematics -- 3.1 Archimedes' Life -- 3.2 Archimedes' Works -- 3.3 Constructions of Regular Polygons -- 3.4 Archimedes' Trisection of an Angle -- 3.5 Archimedes' Construction of the Regular Heptagon -- 3.6 Volume and Surface of a Sphere According to The Method -- Chapter 4. Ptolemy's Construction of a Trigonometric Table -- 4.1 Ptolemy and The Almaugest -- 4.2 Ptolemy's Table of Chords and Its Uses -- 4.3 Ptolemy's Construction of the Table of Chords -- Appendix: Ptolemy's Epicyclic Models -- Solutions to Problems -- Bibliography -- Back Cover
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鏈接 Print version: Aaboe, Asger Episodes from the Early History of Mathematics Washington : American Mathematical Society,c1997 9780883856130
主題 Mathematics -- History.;Mathematics, Ancient
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Alt Author Aaboe, A
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