The Resource When least is best : how mathematicians discovered many clever ways to make things as small (or as large) as possible, Paul J. Nahin
When least is best : how mathematicians discovered many clever ways to make things as small (or as large) as possible, Paul J. Nahin
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 Looks at mathematical research and discoveries in the subject of extremawhere values are as small or as large as possibleover the course of the last two centuries. Written for readers with an understanding of first year undergraduate calculus and physics
 Language
 eng
 Extent
 xviii, 370 p.
 Note
 Includes index
 Isbn
 9780691070780
 Label
 When least is best : how mathematicians discovered many clever ways to make things as small (or as large) as possible
 Title
 When least is best
 Title remainder
 how mathematicians discovered many clever ways to make things as small (or as large) as possible
 Statement of responsibility
 Paul J. Nahin
 Language
 eng
 Summary
 Looks at mathematical research and discoveries in the subject of extremawhere values are as small or as large as possibleover the course of the last two centuries. Written for readers with an understanding of first year undergraduate calculus and physics
 Cataloging source
 DLC
 Citation source
 Booklist, December 2003
 http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
 Nahin, Paul J
 Dewey number
 511/.66
 Illustrations
 illustrations
 Index
 index present
 Intended audience
 Adult
 Intended audience source
 Follett Library Resources
 Literary form
 non fiction
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 Maxima and minima
 Mathematics
 Label
 When least is best : how mathematicians discovered many clever ways to make things as small (or as large) as possible, Paul J. Nahin
 Note
 Includes index
 Control code
 fol08995185
 Dimensions
 24 cm.
 Extent
 xviii, 370 p.
 Isbn
 9780691070780
 Lccn
 2003055537
 Other physical details
 ill.
 System control number
 (ICrlF)21953P
 Label
 When least is best : how mathematicians discovered many clever ways to make things as small (or as large) as possible, Paul J. Nahin
 Note
 Includes index
 Control code
 fol08995185
 Dimensions
 24 cm.
 Extent
 xviii, 370 p.
 Isbn
 9780691070780
 Lccn
 2003055537
 Other physical details
 ill.
 System control number
 (ICrlF)21953P
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