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Author Havil, Julian, 1952-

Title Gamma : exploring Euler's constant / Julian Havil ; [with a foreword by Freeman Dyson].

Imprint Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 2009.


Location Call No. Status
 CCQ - C Ring Library  QA353.G3    Available
Description xxiii, 266 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-258) and index.
Summary Among the myriad of constants that appear in mathematics, [pi], e, and i are the most familiar. Following closely behind is [gamma] or gamma, a constant that arises in many mathematical areas yet maintains a profound sense of mystery. In a tanta
Subject Euler, Leonhard, 1707-1783.
Mathematical constants.
Gamma functions.
ISBN 9780691141336