The Great Mathematical Problems

The Great Mathematical Problems

eBook - 2013
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There are some mathematical problems whose significance goes beyond the ordinary - like Fermat's Last Theorem or Goldbach's Conjecture - they are the enigmas which define mathematics. The Great Mathematical Problems explains why these problems exist, why they matter, what drives mathematicians to incredible lengths to solve them and where they stand in the context of mathematics and science as a whole. It contains solved problems - like the Poincar? Conjecture, cracked by the eccentric genius Grigori Perelman, who refused academic honours and a million-dollar prize for his work.
Publisher: 2013
Edition: EBOOK TEXT
ISBN: 9781847653512
Branch Call Number: EBOOK TEXT
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Alternative Title: OverDrive

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