Mathematicians are People, Too Vol. 2

Mathematicians are People, Too Vol. 2

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Did you know that Pythagoras had to pay his first student to listen to him? That Newton was considered an average student, until he became interested in astronomy and mathematics? That at age 13, Sophie Germain secretly studied math by candlelight? Capture your students' attention with these intriguing but true stories about famous mathematicians. Learn about their lives, their times, and what made mathematics so fascinating to these individuals. Each volume contains 15 highly readable stories suitable for junior high to high school students. Volume I covers Thales, Pythagoras, Archimedes, Hypatia, Napier, Galileo, Pascal, Newton, Euler, Lagrange, Germain, Gauss, Galois, Noether, and Ramanujan. Volume II covers Euclid, Khayyam, Fibonacci, Cardano, Descartes, Fermat, Agnesi, Banneker, Babbage, Somerville, Abel, Lovelace, Kovalevsky, Einstein, and Pólya. ~ Anh




Primary Subject
Mathematics
Grade Start
5
Grade End
AD
ISBN
9780866518239
Binding
Trade Cloth
Pages
150
Edition
Illustrated
Language
English
Series Title
Mathematicians Are People, Too Ser.
Ages
8 to 12
Audience
Juvenile
Format
Softcover Book
Brand Name
Dale Seymour Publications
Weight
0.65 (lbs.)
Dimensions
9.0" x 7.5" x 0.5"
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Recommended by Thomas Jefferson Education to inspire a love of math
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Recommended by Thomas Jefferson Education to inspire a love of math
Michelle C on Aug 9, 2018
We loved volume 1.
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We loved volume 1.
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