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Published
**1999** by Teacher Ideas Press in Englewood, Colo .

Written in English

- Mathematics -- Problems, exercises, etc.,
- Mathematics -- History.

**Edition Notes**

Includes bibliographical references (p. xiii) and index.

Statement | Art Johnson. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA43 .J56 1999 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | xvi, 179 p. : |

Number of Pages | 179 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL379322M |

ISBN 10 | 1563084465 |

LC Control Number | 98041449 |

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