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Little Mathematics Library – Dividing A Line Segment in Given Ratio

There is no branch of mathematics such that one could have the right to say: “I have complete knowledge of this”. The most elementary problem has hidden in it unexpected connections with other problems, and this process of going deeper … Continue reading

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Little Mathematics Library – Complex Numbers and Conformal Mappings

The book, containing a wealth of illustrative material, acquaints the reader with complex numbers and operations on them and also with conformal mappings, that is mappings which preserve the angles (they are employed in cartography, mechanics, physics). After seeing two … Continue reading

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Little Mathematics Library – Calculus of Rational Functions – Shilov

If, however, we restrict ourselves to a comparatively narrow class of rational functions and utilize the illustrative language of graphs, we can present the concepts of derivative and integral in a few pages, sufficiently accurately and at the same time … Continue reading

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Little Mathematics Library – Areas and Logarithms

We now come to Areas and Logarithms by A. I. Markushevich in the  Little Mathematics Library. We have already seen his remarkable book titled Remarkable Curves . This book offers a geometric theory of logarithms, in which (natural) logarithms are represented … Continue reading

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Little Mathematics Library – Algebraic Equations of Arbitrary Degrees

After a long gap we start again with the Little Mathematics Library series. The first one that we see is Algebraic Equations of Arbitrary Degrees by A. G. Kurosh. This booklet is a revision of the author’s lecture to high … Continue reading

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Little Mathematics Library – Images of Geometric Solids

We now come to another title in the Little Mathematics Library, this one is titled Images of Geometric Solids by N. M. Beskin Drawing a plane figure is not geometrically difficult because the image drawn is either an exact copy of … Continue reading

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Little Mathematics Library – Differentiation Explained

We begin with the Little Mathematics Library series once again, after a long break.  We first see the book titled Differentiation Explained by V. G. Boltyansky (Boltyanskii). The author in the Preface says: High school students, especially those interested in … Continue reading

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