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Out of the mouths of mathematicians

a quotation book for philomaths

by Rosemary Schmalz

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Published by Mathematical Association of America in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mathematicians -- Quotations,
  • Mathematics -- Quotations, maxims, etc

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    Other titlesA quotation book for philomaths.
    StatementRosemary Schmalz.
    SeriesMAA spectrum
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA99 .S33 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 294 p. ;
    Number of Pages294
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1443666M
    ISBN 100883855097
    LC Control Number93079040
    OCLC/WorldCa29610060

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Alphabetical lists are also available (see table to the right). Lists by nationality, ethnicity or religion. List of African-American mathematicians. Index to the Collection. Well-known and warmly remembered mathematical researcher, educator, and expositor and “great friend of the MAA” Paul R.

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