Lectures On Elementary Mathematics - Joseph Louis Lagrange
Dover Publications (2008)
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Education / Elementary, Mathematics, Mathematics / General

One of the 18th century's greatest mathematicians, Lagrange made significant contributions to analysis and number theory. He delivered these lectures on arithmetic, algebra, and geometry at the Ecole Normale, a training school for teachers. An exemplar among elementary expositions, they feature both originality of thought and elegance of expression.

Product Details
LoC Classification QA7 .L17 2008
Dewey 510
Format Paperback
Cover Price 11,95 €
No. of Pages 176
Height x Width 212 x 132 mm

Joseph Louis Lagrange (1736-1813) is one of the eighteenth century's greatest mathematicians. In spite of Lagrange is most known as a creator of calculus of variations, a branch of superior mathematics, in 1795 he was appointed to a mathematical chair at the newly-established École Normale, where he taught courses on elementary mathematics for training school teachers. Lectures on elementary mathematics is a book that show a great mathematician exploring with originality and elegance topics of elementary mathematics as a fractions, proportions, logarithms, divisibility, equations and others. It is a great book for teachers and lovers of mathematics.