2 edition of **story of mathematics** found in the catalog.

story of mathematics

Hy Ruchlis

- 17 Want to read
- 40 Currently reading

Published
**1958**
by Harvey House in [s.l.]
.

Written in English

**Edition Notes**

Statement | Hy Ruchlis and Jack Engelhardt. |

Contributions | Engelhardt, Jack. |

ID Numbers | |
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Open Library | OL17245710M |

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A chance encounter prompts Matthew, a friend of Charles, to telephone and guide Charles to page twelve of the day's newspaper. The newspaper has issued a challenge in the form of a mathematics competition. Investigating further, Charles learns that the mathematics competition is based on an obscure branch of mathematics.

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