2. The Trail: Starting Out

  1. Arthur Mazer

Published Online: 18 JUL 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470591031.ch2

The Ellipse: A Historical and Mathematical Journey

The Ellipse: A Historical and Mathematical Journey

How to Cite

Mazer, A. (2010) The Trail: Starting Out, in The Ellipse: A Historical and Mathematical Journey, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470591031.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 JUL 2011
  2. Published Print: 7 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470587188

Online ISBN: 9780470591031

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Keywords:

  • integers;
  • rational numbers;
  • irrational numbers;
  • decimal system;
  • calculus

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • A Sticky Matter

  • Numbers