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An imaginary tale

the story of [the square root of minus one]

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This edition was published in by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J.

Written in English

257 pages

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Cover of: An imaginary tale
An imaginary tale: the story of [the square root of minus one]
2007, Princeton University Press
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Cover of: An imaginary tale
An imaginary tale: the story of [the square root of minus one]
1998, Princeton University Press
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An imaginary tale

the story of [the square root of minus one]

First published in 1998



First Sentence

"At the end of his 1494 book Summa de Arithmetical, Geometria, Proportioni et Proportionalita, summarizing all the knowledge of that time on arithmetic, algebra (including quadratic equations), and trigonometry, the Franciscan friar Luca Pacioli (circa 1445-1514) made a bold assertion."

Classifications

Library of Congress QA255 .N34 1998
Dewey 515/.9

An imaginary tale

the story of [the square root of minus one]

This edition was published in by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J.


Edition Notes

On t.p. "[the square root of minus one]" appears as a radical over "-1".
Includes indexes.

Other Titles
Story of [the square root of minus one], Story of [square root] -1

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
515/.9
Library of Congress
QA255 .N34 1998, QA255.N34 1998

The Physical Object

Pagination
xvi, 257 p. :
Number of pages
257

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL703050M
ISBN 10
0691027951
LC Control Number
97052082
Library Thing
124016
Goodreads
983805

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