Magnificent Mistakes in MathematicsBook - 2013
Demonstrates how historical mistakes have had profound consequences, providing coverage of such events as the 1946 discovery of Shank's infamous pi miscalculation, the concept-violating method used to prove that every triangle is isosceles.
Publisher: Amherst, New York : Prometheus Books, 2013.
Branch Call Number: 510 POSAM
Characteristics: 296 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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