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Author Schwartzman, Steven.

Title The words of mathematics [electronic resource] : an etymological dictionary of mathematical terms used in English / Steven Schwartzman.

Imprint Washington, D.C. : Mathematical Association of America, c1994.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description vii, 261 p. : ill.
Series Spectrum series
MAA spectrum.
Note "A reference book describing the origins of over 1500 mathematical terms used in English, including a glossary that explains the historical and linguistic terms used in the book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-261).
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Mathematics -- Dictionaries.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0883855119
9781614445012 (e-book)

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