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Mathematics and Astronomy from Ancient Greece to Newton Volume 2 Chapters 28-47

Mathematics and Astronomy from Ancient Greece to Newton Volume 2 Chapters 28-47( )
Author: Holmburg, Charles
Series title:Mathematics and Astronomy from Ancient Greece to Newton Ser.
ISBN:978-1-4927-7435-8
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $27.00
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Book Discription:This is a three volume book on the history of astronomy and the development of mathematics to solve the problems of planetary motion as observed from the earth from the time of ancient Greece to Isaac Newton in the 17th century. It shows how the ancient Greek mathematicians used propositions from Euclid , Archimedes, Aristarchus, and Ptolemy to determine how an earth centered universe worked. Several chapters explain how Ptolemy developed a table of chords and arcs and...
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Pages:814
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7 x 10 x 1.84 Inches
Book Weight:3.76 Pounds

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