The Penguin Dictionary of Mathematics takes in all branches of pure and appliesd mathematics, from algebra to geometry and from mechanics to statistics. Invaluable for students at school and university level, it is also a useful and versatile source book for economists, business people, engineers, technicians and scientists for all kinds, who use mathematics in the course of their work.
- Defines over 3,700 terms, supported by dozens of explanatory diagrams
- Gives expanded entries on such topics as chaos, fractals and graph theory and increased coverage of coding theory.
- Includes biographies of over 200 key figures in mathematics
- Provides comprehensive coverage of mathematics taught in school and college