Q.E.D.

Beauty in mathematical proof

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Abstract

Pure mathematics is perhaps the most exacting discipline of all, and Q.E.D. explores the ideas behind mathematical proof while demonstrating the simplicity and stunning beauty of perfect formulae. From the theorems of Pythagoras and Archimedes to the secrets of π, knotting polygons and squaring the circle, this marvellous volume is a mus-read for aesthetes and scientists alike.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationMelbourne VIC Australia
PublisherText Publishing Company
Number of pages58
ISBN (Print)1920885420
Publication statusPublished - 2004

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Polster, B. (2004). Q.E.D. Beauty in mathematical proof. Melbourne VIC Australia: Text Publishing Company.
Polster, Burkard . / Q.E.D. Beauty in mathematical proof. Melbourne VIC Australia : Text Publishing Company, 2004. 58 p.
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