The words of mathematics : an etymological dictionary of mathematical terms used in English / Steven Schwartzman.

  • Washington, D.C. : Mathematical Association of America c1994
Physical description
1 online resource (vii, 261 pages) : ill.
  • 0883855119
  • 9780883855119
  • 9781614445012 (electronic bk.)
Local notes
  • "A reference book describing the origins of over 1500 mathematical terms used in English, including a glossary that explains the historical and linguistic terms used in the book."
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-261).
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
  • Bibliography
  • Dictionary
  • Illustrated
  • English

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