Mathematics for the Million

How to Master the Magic of Numbers

Paperback, 656 pages

English language

Published Sept. 21, 1993 by W. W. Norton Company.

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Taking only the most elementary knowledge for granted, Lancelot Hogben leads readers of this famous book through the whole course from simple arithmetic to calculus. His illuminating explanation is addressed to the person who wants to understand the place of mathematics in modern civilization but who has been intimidated by its supposed difficulty. Mathematics is the language of size, shape, and order —a language Hogben shows one can both master and enjoy.

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