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An Imaginary Tale: The Story of √-1

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In "An Imaginary Tale", Paul J. Nahin tells the 2,000-year-old history of one of mathematics most elusive numbers, the square root of minus one, re-creating the baffling mathematical problems that conjured it up and the colorful characters who tried to solve them. 47 line illustrations.1 halftone.

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An Imaginary Tale: The Story of √-1
2016, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691169248

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An Imaginary Tale: The Story of √-1
2010, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691146003

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An Imaginary Tale: The Story of √-1
2007, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691127989

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An Imaginary Tale: The Story of √-1
1998, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691027951

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