By Howard W. Eves
For a few years, famed arithmetic historian and grasp instructor Howard Eves amassed tales and anecdotes approximately arithmetic and mathematicians, amassing them jointly in six Mathematical Circles books. hundreds of thousands of lecturers of arithmetic have learn those tales and anecdotes for his or her personal amusement and used them within the lecture room - so as to add leisure, to introduce a human point, to motivate the scholar, and to forge a few hyperlinks of cultural heritage. All six of the Mathematical Circles books were reissued as a three-volume version. This three-volume set is a needs to for all who benefit from the mathematical firm, specially those that relish the human and cultural features of arithmetic.
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In mathematical circles. Quadrants I, II (MAA 2003) by Howard W. Eves