From algebra to number theory and from statistics to mechanics, this versatile dictionary takes in all branches of pure and applied mathematics. Invaluable for students at school and university level, it is also a useful source book for economists, business people, engineers, technicians and scientists of all kinds who need a knowledge of mathematics in the course of their work.
- Over 3,200 entries, supported by dozens of explanatory diagrams
- Updated and expanded entries on such topics as chaos, fractals and graph theory
- Biographies of over 200 key figures in mathematics
- Comprehensive coverage of subjects taught in school and college