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Four Colors Suffice: How the Map Problem Was Solved

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Author:Robin Wilson; Princeton University Press
Description: "On October 23, 1852, Professor Augustus De Morgan wrote a letter to a colleague, unaware that he was launching one of the most famous mathematical conundrums in history--one that would confound thousands of puzzlers for more than a century. This is the amazing story of how the 'map problem' was solved." The first chapter is available online in PDF format.

Levels: High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Books
Math Topics: Discrete Math, Graph Theory

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