## Mathematically Speaking: A Dictionary of QuotationsCRC Press, 1998 M01 1 - 484 páginas For the first time, a book has brought together in one easily accessible form the best expressed thoughts that are especially illuminating and pertinent to the discipline of mathematics. Mathematically Speaking: A Dictionary of Quotations provides profound, wise, and witty quotes from the most famous to the unknown. You may not find all the quoted "jewels" that exist, but you will definitely a great many of them here. The extensive author and subject indexes provide you with the perfect tools for locating quotations for practical use or pleasure, and you will soon enjoy discovering what others have said on topics ranging from addition to zero. This book will be a handy reference for the mathematician or scientific reader and the wider public interested in who has said what on mathematics. |

### Contenido

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MODEL | 262 |

MOEBIUS STRIP | 264 |

MULTIPLICATION | 266 |

NOTATION | 268 |

NUMBERS | 269 |

OBSERVATION | 281 |

OPINIONS | 284 |

ORDER | 285 |

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CLASS | 36 |

COMMON SENSE | 37 |

COMPUTERS | 39 |

CONIC SECTIONS | 40 |

CURVES | 41 |

DECIMALS | 42 |

DEDUCTION | 43 |

DEFINED | 45 |

DERIVATIVE | 46 |

DIFFERENTIAL | 47 |

DIFFERENTIAL EQUATION | 48 |

DIMENSION | 51 |

DISCOVERY | 55 |

DIVERGENCE | 57 |

DIVISION | 58 |

e | 59 |

ELLIPSE | 61 |

ELLIPTIC FUNCTIONS | 62 |

EQUATION | 63 |

ERROR | 65 |

EUCLID | 67 |

EXAMPLE | 68 |

FACTORS | 69 |

FIBONACCI | 70 |

FIELD | 71 |

FIGURES | 72 |

FORMULA | 74 |

FRACTIONS | 76 |

FUNCTION | 77 |

GEOMETER | 79 |

GEOMETRY | 81 |

HYPERBOLA | 92 |

HYPOTHESIS | 93 |

INDUCTION | 97 |

INFINITE | 99 |

INTEGERS | 109 |

INTEGRATION | 110 |

IRRATIONAL NUMBERS | 112 |

KNOTS | 113 |

LIMIT | 114 |

LINE | 116 |

LOGARITHM | 117 |

LOGIC | 118 |

LOGICIAN | 121 |

MAP | 122 |

MATHEMATICAL | 124 |

MATHEMATICAL WRITING | 145 |

MATHEMATICIAN | 149 |

MATHEMATICS | 178 |

MAXIMUM AND MINIMUM | 258 |

METHOD | 259 |

MISTAKE | 261 |

ORDINALS | 287 |

PARABOLA | 288 |

PARADOX | 289 |

PARALLELOGRAM | 291 |

PERFECT NUMBER | 292 |

PI | 293 |

PI MNEMONICS | 296 |

POINT | 298 |

POSTULATE | 299 |

PRAYER | 300 |

PRECISION | 302 |

PRIME | 303 |

PRINCIPLE | 304 |

PROBABILITY | 305 |

PROOF | 308 |

PYTHAGOREANS | 313 |

REASONING | 315 |

RECTANGLE | 317 |

RECURSION | 318 |

REFEREES | 319 |

RELATIONS | 320 |

RESEARCH | 321 |

SERIES | 323 |

SET | 324 |

SPHERE | 326 |

SQUARE | 327 |

STATISTICS | 328 |

STRUCTURE | 330 |

SUBTRACTION | 331 |

SURFACE | 333 |

SYMBOLS | 334 |

SYMMETRY | 336 |

TENSOR | 340 |

THEOREMS | 343 |

THEORIST | 344 |

THEORY | 345 |

THEORY OF FUNCTIONS | 348 |

THOUGHT | 349 |

TOPOLOGIST | 350 |

TOPOLOGY | 351 |

TRANSCENDENTAL NUMBERS | 352 |

TRANSFORM | 353 |

TRANSITIONS | 354 |

TRIANGLE | 355 |

TRIGONOMETRY | 356 |

TRUTH | 357 |

VECTOR | 359 |

WISDOM | 360 |

ZERO | 361 |

BIBLIOGRAPHY | 363 |

PERMISSIONS | 396 |

SUBJECT BY AUTHOR INDEX | 399 |

AUTHOR BY SUBJECT INDEX | 459 |

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Mathematically Speaking: A Dictionary of Quotations C.C. Gaither,Alma E Cavazos-Gaither Sin vista previa disponible - 1998 |

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Página 314 - Gratiano speaks an infinite deal of nothing, more than any man in all Venice. His reasons are as two grains of wheat hid in two bushels of chaff : you shall seek all day ere you find them, and when you have them, they are not worth the search.

Página 100 - Great fleas have little fleas upon their backs to bite 'em, | And little fleas have lesser fleas, and so ad infinitum.

Página 105 - O God ! I could be bounded in a nut-shell, and count myself a king of infinite space; were it not that I have bad dreams.

Página 23 - IS-NOT' though. with Rule and Line And 'UP-AND-DOWN' by logic I define, Of all that one should care to fathom, I Was never deep in anything but - Wine.

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Página 116 - I know what you're thinking about," said Tweedledum: "but it isn't so nohow." " Contrariwise," continued Tweedledee, " if it was so, it might be ; and if it were so, it would be : but as it isn't, it ain't. That's logic.

Página 156 - A mathematician, like a painter or a poet, is a maker of patterns. If his patterns are more permanent than theirs, it is because they are made with ideas.

Página 207 - ... The felt necessities of the time, the prevalent moral and political theories, intuitions of public policy, avowed or unconscious, even the prejudices which judges share with their fellow-men, have had a good deal more to do than the syllogism in determining the rules by which men should be governed. The law embodies the story of a nation's development through many centuries, and it cannot be dealt with as if it contained only the axioms and corollaries of a book of mathematics.

Página 185 - In mathematics he was greater Than Tycho Brahe or Erra Pater ; For he, by geometric scale, Could take the size of pots of ale ; Resolve by sines and tangents straight, If bread or butter wanted weight ; And wisely tell what hour o' th' day The clock does strike by algebra.