Essential Atlas of MathematicsBook - 2004
Another brand-new title in Barron's Essential Atlas science series explains principles of mathematics, which is the universal language of all science. This volume opens with a brief, enlightening description of the differing numeric systems devised by various cultures. The multitude of practical applications involving mathematics are then shown and explained, including measurements of weight and volume, monetary calculations, the binary system and its application in computer science, and much more. Architecture is discussed in terms of its fundamental relationship to principles of geometry. The circle, angles, and trigonometric functions are described, and fundamental principles of calculus and probability are touched upon. This easy-to-comprehend volume makes imaginative use of charts and diagrams to explain mathematical reasoning. There are color photos and illustrations on every page.
Publisher: Hauppuage, New York : Barron's Educational Series, c2004
Edition: 1st. English ed
Call Number: 510 Es742
Characteristics: 95 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Alternative Title: Atlas básico de matematicas. English