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The Resource Fermat's enigma : the epic quest to solve the world's greatest mathematical problem, Simon Singh ; foreword by John Lynch

Fermat's enigma : the epic quest to solve the world's greatest mathematical problem, Simon Singh ; foreword by John Lynch

Label
Fermat's enigma : the epic quest to solve the world's greatest mathematical problem
Title
Fermat's enigma
Title remainder
the epic quest to solve the world's greatest mathematical problem
Statement of responsibility
Simon Singh ; foreword by John Lynch
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the centuries-long history of the quest to prove the mathematical equation known as Fermat's Last Theorem
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation source
  • School Library Journal, May 1998
  • Library Journal Starred, October 1997
  • Publisher's Weekly, September 1997
  • Booklist, October 1997
  • New York Times, November 1997
  • Choice, April 1998
  • Kirkus Review, September 1997
  • Science Books & Films (A.A.A.S.), November 1999
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Singh, Simon
Dewey number
512/.74
Index
index present
Intended audience
Adult
Intended audience source
Follett Library Resources
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fermat's last theorem
  • Algebra
  • Mathematics
Label
Fermat's enigma : the epic quest to solve the world's greatest mathematical problem, Simon Singh ; foreword by John Lynch
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Walker, 1997
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references(p. 301-305) and index
Control code
fol05149542
Dimensions
18 cm.
Edition
1st Anchor Books ed.
Extent
xviii, 315 p.
Isbn
9780385493628
Lccn
98027262
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(ICrlF)28979K
Label
Fermat's enigma : the epic quest to solve the world's greatest mathematical problem, Simon Singh ; foreword by John Lynch
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Walker, 1997
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references(p. 301-305) and index
Control code
fol05149542
Dimensions
18 cm.
Edition
1st Anchor Books ed.
Extent
xviii, 315 p.
Isbn
9780385493628
Lccn
98027262
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(ICrlF)28979K
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