TITLE

The world of MATHS

PUB. DATE
July 2005
SOURCE
Think of a Number;2005, p74
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
A chapter from the book "Think of a Number: A Fascinating Look at the World of Numbers" is presented. It deals with the importance of mathematics to society. Scientist Galileo is quoted on his view on mathematics. The role of mathematics in driving civilization forwards is emphasized. It also notes that mathematics represents a series of games to mathematicians.
ACCESSION #
43901455

 

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