2 edition of **mathematician explains** found in the catalog.

mathematician explains

Mayme I. Logsdon

- 152 Want to read
- 28 Currently reading

Published
**1936**
by The University of Chicago press in Chicago, Ill
.

Written in English

- Mathematics.,
- Mathematics -- History.

**Edition Notes**

Statement | by Mayme I. Logsdon ... decorative drawings by Chichi Lasley. |

Contributions | Bliss, Gilbert Ames, 1876-1951. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA37 .L82 1936 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | xi, [1], 189 p. |

Number of Pages | 189 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL17760145M |

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