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Fifty logic puzzles range in difficulty from the relatively simple to the more complex and subtle. Mostly set in story form, some problems involve establishing identities from minimal clues, while others are based on cryptarithmetic and algebra. Complete solutions are provided and hints are included for each puzzle Algebra, Revised Edition describes the history of both strands of algebraic thought. This updated resource describes some of the earliest progress in algebra as well as some of the mathematicians in Mesopotamia, Egypt, China, and Greece who contributed to this early period. New material has been added to the chapter on "modern" algebra, a type of mathematical research that continues to occupy the attention of many mathematicians today. --from publisher description Read more... The first algebras -- Greek algebra -- Algebra from India to Northern Africa -- Algebra as a theory of equations -- Algebra in geometry and analysis -- The search for new structures -- The laws of thought -- The theory of matrices and determinants
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Sir (Hrothgar) John Habakkuk (13 May 1915 – 3 November 2002) was a British economic historian.
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