Mathematics for the million

by Lancelot Thomas Hogben

Publisher: Allen & Unwin in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 649 Downloads: 116
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  • Mathematics -- Popular works,
  • Mathematics -- History

Edition Notes

With answers to some of the exercises.

Statement[by] Lancelot Hogben.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQA36 .H6 1967
The Physical Object
Pagination649 p.
Number of Pages649
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5650244M
LC Control Number68088418

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