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Pi: A Source Book

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Visit this site: http://www.springeronline.com/sgw/cda/frontpage/0,10735,4-40109-22-28866864-0,00.html

Author:J. Borwein, Springer-Verlag
Description: A complete history of pi, with resources for teachers for anything from special topic courses to individual talks and special student projects. The literature on pi included in this source book falls into three classes: a selection of the mathematical literature of four millennia; a variety of historial studies or writings on the cultural meaning and significance of the number; and a number of treatments on pi that are fanciful, satirical and/or whimsical. Site includes a review and ordering information.

Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Books
Math Topics: Pi, Algorithms, Conic Sections and Circles, History and Biography, Number Theory, Computer Science

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