This book takes a novel look at the topics of school mathematics--arithmetic, geometry, algebra, and calculus. In this stroll on the mathematical seashore we hope to find, quoting Newton, q...a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary...q This book assembles a collection of mathematical pebbles that are important as well as beautiful.This book takes a novel look at the topics of school mathematics--arithmetic, geometry, algebra, and calculus.

Title | : | A Smoother Pebble : Mathematical Explorations |

Author | : | Davis (Emeritus) Donald C. Benson Professor of Mathematics University of California |

Publisher | : | Oxford University Press, USA - 2003-10-04 |

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