TITLE

The Philamath's Alphabet: TUV

AUTHOR(S)
Wilson, Robin
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Mathematical Intelligencer;Winter2009, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p94
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides information on the significant people and theories related to mathematics. Thales of Miletus has been considered as the earliest Greek mathematician who investigated the congruence of triangles applying it to navigation at sea. In the 19th century, the position game of tic-tac-toe has been developed. Konstantin Tsiolkovsky invented multistage rockets, as well as produced a mathematical law that relates the velocity and mass of a rocket in flight.
ACCESSION #
36277577

 

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