3 edition of **Journey through Mathematics** found in the catalog.

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Published
**2011** by Springer Science+Business Media, LLC in New York, NY .

Written in English

- Mathematics

**Edition Notes**

Statement | by Enrique A. González-Velasco |

Contributions | SpringerLink (Online service) |

The Physical Object | |
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Format | [electronic resource] : |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL25542934M |

ISBN 10 | 9780387921532, 9780387921549 |

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