An imaginary tale : the story of [the square root of minus one]

Other titles
  • Story of [the square root of minus one]
  • Story of [square root] -1
Edition
  • [Updated ed.]
Published
  • Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press 2007
Physical description
xxiv, 267 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
ISBN
  • 0691127980 (pbk)
  • 9780691127989 (pbk)
  • 0691027951 (cloth)
  • 9780691027951 (cloth)
Notes
  • On title-page "[the square root of minus one]" appears as a radical over "-1."
  • Includes indexes.
  • "Fifteenth printing and first paperback edition with a new preface and appendixes by the author, 2007" - back of title-page.
  • First published: 1998.
Contents
  • Puzzles of imaginary numbers -- First try at understanding the geometry of (the square root of minus one) -- Puzzles start to clear -- Using complex numbers -- More uses of complex numbers -- Wizard mathematics -- Nineteenth century, cauchy, and the beginning of complex function theory.
Genre
  • Illustrated
Language
  • English
Cover image
book
Printed resource
ALL HOLDING LIBRARIES

Export: