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On the shoulders of giants

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Published by National Academy Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Mathematics -- Study and teaching -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementLynn Arthur Steen, editor ; Mathematical Sciences Education Board, National Research Council.
      ContributionsSteen, Lynn Arthur, 1941-, National Research Council (U.S.). Mathematical Sciences Education Board.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQA13 .O53 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 232 p. :
      Number of Pages232
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1880977M
      ISBN 100309042348
      LC Control Number90041566

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