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Author Pasles, Paul C., 1968-

Title Benjamin Franklin's numbers : an unsung mathematical odyssey / Paul C. Pasles.

Publication Info. Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [2008]


Location Call No. Status
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Non Fiction  510.92 PASLES    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  510.92 PASLES    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  510.92 P26    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  510.92 PASLES    Check Shelf
Description 254 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The book Franklin never wrote -- A brief history of magic -- Almanacs and assembly -- Interlude: philomath math -- Publisher, theorist, inventor, innovator -- A visit to the country -- The mutation spreads (adventures among the English) -- Circling the square -- Newly unearthed discoveries -- Legacy.
Subject Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
Mathematics -- History.
Magic squares.
Mathematical recreations.
ISBN 9780691129563 hardcover alkaline paper
0691129568 hardcover alkaline paper
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