WorldCat Identities

Darboux, M.

Overview
Works: 4 works in 6 publications in 1 language and 10 library holdings
Genres: History  Textbooks 
Roles: Author of afterword, colophon, etc.
Classifications: QA21,
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by M Darboux
Leçons d'algèbre élémentaire by C Bourlet( Book )

3 editions published between 1911 and 1931 in French and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leçons de cosmographie by F Tisserand( Book )

1 edition published in 1912 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cours complet pour la Classe de Mathématiques A, B, publié sous la direction de M. Darboux( Book )

1 edition published in 1928 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A short account of the history of mathematics by W. W. Rouse Ball( Book )

1 edition published in 1907 in French and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Aristotle, Galileo, Kepler, Newton -- you know the names, here's the book that will tell you what they really did. It covers in detail the historical development of mathematics and includes the early major theorists and their discoveries. The basis of arithmetic starts with the ancient Greeks, including Plato and the introduction of geometry in the method of analysis. The use of Arabic numerals brought math lightyears into the future, and was critical in the development of both commerce and science. The introduction of calculus helped make space travel possible, while the abacus was the precursor of the calculator. There is Leonardo da Vinci, whose fame as an artist has overshadowed his achievements as a mathematician; Pascal, who laid down the principles of the theory of probabilities; and Fermat and his intriguing theorem. Without these pioneers, our lives would be very different, because the growth of our society is interwoven with that of mathematics. And this is how it began. Book jacket."--Jacket
 
Audience Level
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Audience Level
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  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.83 (from 0.40 for A short ac ... to 0.95 for Cours comp ...)

Languages
French (6)