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Finding zero

Amir D. Aczel

Finding zero

a mathematician"s odyssey to uncover the origins of numbers

by Amir D. Aczel

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Numerals,
  • Zero (The number),
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAmir D. Aczel
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA141.2 .A29 2015
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 242 pages
    Number of Pages242
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27172737M
    ISBN 101137279842
    ISBN 109781137279842
    LC Control Number2014024462
    OCLC/WorldCa881041966

    Page 1 of 2 Finding Rational Zeros Finding Rational Zeros USING THE RATIONAL ZERO THEOREM The polynomial function ƒ(x) = 64x3+ x2º 34x ºhas º3 2, º5 4, and 7 8 as its zeros. Notice that the numerators of these zeros (º3, º5,File Size: KB. Take a look at the Walmart Books Best Sellers section. You'll find modern classics such as Game of Thrones or the Harry Potter books and books that are the basis for movies such as A Wrinkle in Time. This is a good place to start your search for your next book. .

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Aczel. I describe my obsession with finding this earliest zero in my forthcoming book, Finding Zero. I spent countless hours poring over old texts in libraries from London to Delhi and emailing and.

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