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Mathematics The Man-Made Universe

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ISBN-10: 0486404501

ISBN-13: 9780486404509

Edition: 3rd 1999 (Unabridged)

Authors: Sherman K. Stein

List price: $29.95
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With a new chapter on probability, this third edition of Sherman K. Stein's introduction to the beauty and power of numbers examines the significance of primes, surveys the rational and irrationals and addresses the fundamentals of arithmetic.
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Dover Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/18/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 592
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

Map
Guide
Preface
Questions on weighing Weighing with a two-pan balance and two measures-Problems raised-Their algebraic phrasing
The primes The Greek prime-manufacturing machine-Gaps between primes-Average gap and 1/1 + 1/2 + 1/3 + . . . + 1/N-Twin primes
The Fundamental Theorem of Arithmetic Special natural numbers-Every special number is prime-"Unique factorization" and "every prime is special" compared-Euclidean algorithm-Every prime number is special-The concealed theorem
Rationals and I