[EBOOK] An Imaginary Tale: The Story of the Square Root of Minus One

An Imaginary Tale: The Story of the Square Root of Minus One

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ISBN Code : 9780691127989
Book Author : Paul J. Nahin
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Total Pages : 427

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In An Imaginary Tale, Paul Nahin tells the 2000-year-old history of one of mathematics most elusive numbers, the square root of minus one, also known as i, re-creating the baffling mathematical problems that conjured it up and the colorful characters who tried to solve them. Addressing readers with both a general and scholarly interest in mathematics, Nahin weaves into th