The Great Breakthroughs in Mathematics
by Robert Snedden
This title was previously available on NetGalley and is now archived.
Pub Date 15 Nov 2018 | Archive Date 08 Dec 2018
From the earliest numbers carved onto bones to the discovery of quantum mechanics and chaos theory - mathematics has certainly come a long way.
Fully illustrated and augmented with helpful timelines and simple diagrams, Problem Solved! reveals how these fascinating breakthroughs have brought us to the world we live in today.
Covering the first inklings of geometric theory in Ancient Egypt, the invention of the 'zero', the problem of infinity, the use of algebra, and the modern era of computer science, there's no need to be a calculus genius to marvel at these incredible feats of problem-solving brilliance.