Book:David Nelson/The Penguin Dictionary of Mathematics/Fourth Edition

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David Nelson: The Penguin Dictionary of Mathematics

Published $\text {2008}$, Penguin

ISBN 978-0-141-03023-4.


Subject Matter


Contents

Preface to the Fourth Edition
Dictionary of Mathematics
Appendix:
Table 1 Derivatives
Table 2 Integrals
Table 3 Reduction formulae
Table 4 Moments of inertia
Table 5 The Greek alphabet
Table 6 Common signs and symbols


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Further Editions


Errata

Eugenio Beltrami

Beltrami, Eugenio (1835-99)


William Brouncker

Brouncker, William, Viscount (1620-85)


Chu Shih-Chieh

Chu Shih-chich


Nikolai Ivanovich Lobachevsky

Lobachevsky, Nikolai Ivanovich (1793-1856)


Pietro Mengoli

Mengoli, Pietro (1626-82)


Emmy Noether

Noether, Amalie (Emmy) (1883-1935)


William Oughtred

Oughtred, William (1575-1660)


Willebrord van Royen Snell

Snell, Willebrord van Royen (1580-1626)


Alfred Tarski

Tarski, Alfred (1902-85)


Wronskian

It is named after the Polish mathematician Józef Maria Hoene-Wroński (1776-1853).


Primitive of $\sqrt {x^2 - a^2}$

$\ds \int \sqrt {x^2 - a^2} \rd x = \frac 1 2 a^2 \cosh^{-1} \frac x a + \frac 1 2 {x \sqrt {x^2 - a^2} } + C$


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