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Author Sandifer, Charles Edward, 1951- author

Title How Euler did even more / C. Edward Sandifer
Published Washington, DC : The Mathematical Association of America, [2015]
©2015
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 236 pages) : illustrations
Series Spectrum series
MAA spectrum.
Contents Part I: Geometry. The Euler line (January 2009) ; A forgotten Fermat problem (December 2008) ; A product of secants (May 2008) ; Curves and paradox (October 2008) ; Did Euler prove Cramer's rule? (November 2009 : a guest column by Rob Bradley) -- Part 2: Number theory. Factoring F5 (March 2007) ; Rational trigonometry (March 2008) ; Sums (and differences) that are squares (March 2009) -- Part 3: Combinatorics. St. Petersburg paradox (July 2007) ; Life and death--part 1 (July 2008) ; Life and death--part 2 (August 2008) -- Part 4: Analysis. e, [pi] and i : why is "Euler" in the Euler identity (August 2007) ; Multi-zeta functions (January 2008) ; Sums of powers (June 2009) ; A theorem of Newton (April 2008) ; Estimating [pi] (February 2009) ; Nearly a cosine series (May 2009) ; A series of trigonometric powers (June 2008) ; Gamma the function (September 2007) ; Gamma the constant (October 2007) ; Partial fractions (June 2007) ; Inexplicable functions (November 2007) ; A false logarithm series (December 2007) ; Introduction to complex variables (May 2007) ; The moon and the differential (October 2009 : a guest column by Rob Bradley) -- Part 5: Applied mathematics. Density of air (July 2009) ; Bending light (August 2009) ; Saws and modeling (November 2008) ; PDEs of fluids (September 2008) ; Euler and gravity (December 2009 : a guest column by Dominic Klyve) -- Part 6: Euleriana. Euler and the hollow Earth : fact or fiction? (April 2007) ; Fallible Euler (February 2008) ; Euler and the pirates (April 2009) ; Euler as a teacher--part 1 (January 2010) ; Euler as a teacher--part 2 (February 2010)
Summary "The final 35 How Euler Did It columns are all collected in this book. ... They are lightly edited versions of the columns as they actually appeared on MAA Online between March 2007 and February 2010."-- Page xiii
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource
Subject Euler, Leonhard, 1707-1783.
Mathematics -- Miscellanea.
Genre/Form Miscellanea.
Trivia and miscellanea.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1614445192 (electronic bk)
9781614445197 (electronic bk)
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