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The Penguin Dictionary Of Mathematics Paperback – 5 Jan 2009

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  • Paperback: 496 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin (General UK); 4 edition (5 January 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0141030232
  • ISBN-13: 978-0141030234
  • Product Dimensions: 12.9 x 2.1 x 19.8 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 340 g
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The Penguin Dictionary of Mathematics belongs in every classroom and on the bookshelf of every budding young mathematician, not just to satisfy curiosity but to light a fire that could burn a lifetime. (Nick Lord The Mathematical Gazette)

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David Nelson has recently retired from his post as Lecturer in Education at Manchester University. He specialises in mathematical education and micro-computing. He lives in Inverness.

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