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# The History of Mathematics: An Introduction: An Introduction

## byDavid Burton

### Hardcover | February 9, 2010

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The History of Mathematics: An Introduction, Seventh Edition, is written for the one- or two-semester math history course taken by juniors or seniors, and covers the history behind the topics typically covered in an undergraduate math curriculum or in elementary schools or high schools. Elegantly written in David Burton’s imitable prose, this classic text provides rich historical context to the mathematics that undergrad math and math education majors encounter every day. Burton illuminates the people, stories, and social context behind mathematics’ greatest historical advances while maintaining appropriate focus on the mathematical concepts themselves. Its wealth of information, mathematical and historical accuracy, and renowned presentation make The History of Mathematics: An Introduction, Seventh Edition a valuable resource that teachers and students will want as part of a permanent library.

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Title:The History of Mathematics: An Introduction: An IntroductionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:816 pages, 9.5 × 8.9 × 1.3 inPublished:February 9, 2010Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0073383155

ISBN - 13:9780073383156

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