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Visions of infinity : the great mathematical problems /

"Overview of the most formidable problems mathematicians have vanquished, and those that vex them still"--Dust jacket flap. Full description

Main Author: Stewart, Ian, 1945-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York, NY : Basic Books, 2013
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Contents: Great problems -- Prime territory : Goldbach Conjecture -- The puzzle of pi : squaring the circle -- Mapmaking mysteries : Four Color theorem -- Sphereful symmetry : Kepler Conjecture -- New solutions for old : Mordell Conjecture -- Inadequate margins : Fermat's Last Theorem -- Orbital chaos : Three-body problem -- Patterns in prime : Riemann Hypothesis -- What shape is a sphere? : Poincaré Conjecture -- They can't all be easy : P/NP problem -- Fluid thinking : Navier-Stokes Equation -- Quantum conundrum : Mass Gap Hypothesis -- Diophantine dreams : Birch-Swinnerton-Dyer Conjecture -- Complex cycles : Hodge Conjecture -- Where next? -- Twelve for the future.
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Neenah Adult Nonfiction 510 St49v Due: 01/15/2015