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A Short History of Greek Mathematics

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A Short History of Greek Mathematics
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Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN/ASIN: 1108009034
Number of pages: 351

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Mathematicians will find accounts of every extant Greek mathematical book and many proofs translated directly from ancient texts. Students and Greek scholars will encounter a chronicle of the development of mathematical science, including the decimal scale; Egyptian and Greek arithmetic; the Greek theory of numbers; Greek geometry; Egyptian geometry; and the works of Euclid, Archimedes, and their successors.

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