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Author Casti, J. L.

Title Mathematical mountaintops : the five most famous problems of all time / John L. Casti.

Publication Info. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.


Location Call No. Status
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Non Fiction  510.76 CASTI    Check Shelf
 Simsbury Public Library - Non Fiction  510.76 CASTI    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  510 CA    Check Shelf
Description 177 pages, 3 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [169]-177) and index.
Contents The art of the problem -- Hilbert's tenth problem -- The four-color problem -- The continuum hypothesis -- The Kepler conjecture -- Fermat's last theorem -- The magnificent seven.
Subject Mathematics -- Problems, exercises, etc.
Hilbert's tenth problem.
Four-color problem.
Continuum hypothesis (chapter 3)
Kepler conjecture (chapter 4)
Fermat's last theorem.
ISBN 0195141717
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