6 edition of **The Mathematical Tourist** found in the catalog.

The Mathematical Tourist

Ivars Peterson

- 30 Want to read
- 30 Currently reading

Published
**August 1989** by W.H. Freeman & Company .

Written in English

- Mathematics,
- Science/Mathematics,
- General,
- Popular works

The Physical Object | |
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Format | Paperback |

Number of Pages | 240 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL7834945M |

ISBN 10 | 0716720647 |

ISBN 10 | 9780716720645 |

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