Calculating without Instruments
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|Format:||Paperback / softback, 182 pages|
|Other Information: ||figures, tables, references, index|
|Published In: ||United States, 28 September 1993|
Table of Contents
Primitives; roots; logarithms and their inverses; trigonometric functions and their inverses; concluding remarks. Appendix: finding rational approximations to precomputed constants.
Fascinating...no author has gone as far as Doerfler in covering methods of mental calculation beyond simple arithmetic. Even if you have no interest in competing with computers you'll learn a great deal about number theory and the art of efficient computer programming.--Martin Gardner, author of "Mathematical Carnival"
|Publisher: ||Gulf Publishing Co|
|Dimensions: ||22.86 x 15.29 x 1.45 centimeters (0.27 kg)|