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Numbers and infinity : a historical account of mathematical concepts / Ernst Sondheimer and Alan Rogerson.

; Rogerson, Alan
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1981.
ISBN 0521284333, 9780521240918, 0521240913

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Other Authors Rogerson, Alan.
Subjects Getaltheorie.
Infinite -- History.
Number theory -- History.
Number theory.
Description x, 172 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Copyright Date 1981.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 163-167) and index.
Contents Representation of numbers -- The integers -- Types of numbers -- Historical development of the number concept I -- The cubic equation -- Historical development of the number concept II -- Complex numbers, quaternions and vectors -- Greek ideas about infinity -- The calculus in the seventeenth century -- The function concept -- Transfinite numbers -- Appendix: Essay topics.
Genre History.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7551195
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Sondheimer, E. H., 1923-1973.
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