TITLE

Mathematical Constants (Book)

AUTHOR(S)
Wimp, Jet
PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
Mathematical Intelligencer;Spring2004, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p70
SOURCE TYPE
Review
DOC. TYPE
Book Review
ABSTRACT
Reviews the book "Mathematical Constants," by Steven R. Finch.
ACCESSION #
13234431

 

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