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Evolution of mathematical concepts

an elementary study

by Raymond Louis Wilder

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Published by Wiley in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mathematics -- Philosophy,
  • Mathematics -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 212-217.

    Statement[by] Raymond L. Wilder.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA9 .W57
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 224 p.
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5619646M
    ISBN 100471944149
    LC Control Number68028508
    OCLC/WorldCa179904


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