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THE LANGUAGE OF MATHEMATICS AT YOUR FINGERTIPS

Derived from the world-renowned McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, Sixth Edition, this vital reference offers a wealth of essential information in a portable, convenient, quick-find format. Whether youre a professional, a student, a writer, or a general reader with an interest in science, there is no better or more authoritative way to stay up-to-speed with the current language of mathematics or gain an understanding of its key ideas and concepts.

Written in clear, simple language understandable to the general reader, yet in-depth enough for scientists, educators, and advanced students, The McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Mathematics, Second Edition:

* Has been extensively revised, with 4,000 entries encompassing the language of mathematics and statistics

* Includes synonyms, acronyms, and abbreviations

* Provides pronunciations for all terms

* Covers such topics as algebra, analysis, arithmetic, logic and set theory, number theory, probability and statistics, topology, and trigonometry

* Includes an appendix containing tables of useful data and information

* Is based on the McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms – for more than a quarter-of-a-century THE standard international reference

Carefully reviewed for clarity, completeness, and accuracy, the McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Mathematics, Second Edition, offers a standard of excellence unmatched by any similar publication.

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Derived from the content of the respected "McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms" Sixth Edition, each title provides thousands of definitions of words and phrases encountered in a specific discipline. All include: * Pronunciation guide for every term * Acronyms, cross-references, and abbreviations * Appendices with conversion tables; listings of scientific, technical, and mathematical notation; tables of relevant data; and more * A convenient, quick-find format

About the Author

Compiled by The Editorial Staff of the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology (New York City), one of the most skilled, experienced, and innovative teams in the field of scientific publishing.

Table of Contents

Preface

Staff

How to Use the Dictionary

Pronunciation Key

A-Z Terms

Appendix

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071410496
Manufactured:
McGraw-Hill Companies
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Manufactured by:
McGraw-Hill Companies
Manufactured:
McGraw-Hill Companies
Author:
McGraw-Hill Companies
Author:
McGraw-Hill
Location:
New York
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Mathematics
Subject:
Advanced
Subject:
Earth Sciences - General
Subject:
Dictionaries - General
Subject:
Mathematics-Reference
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Series:
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of
Series Volume:
11
Publication Date:
January 2003
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
307
Dimensions:
8.26x5.72x.66 in. .80 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Derived from the content of the respected "McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms" Sixth Edition, each title provides thousands of definitions of words and phrases encountered in a specific discipline. All include: * Pronunciation guide for every term * Acronyms, cross-references, and abbreviations * Appendices with conversion tables; listings of scientific, technical, and mathematical notation; tables of relevant data; and more * A convenient, quick-find format

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