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The Penguin Dictionary of Mathematics
From algebra to number theory, statistics to mechanics, this reference covers all branches of pure and applied mathematics.
The Princeton Companion to Mathematics
This guide introduces basic mathematical tools and vocabulary; traces the development of modern mathematics; explains essential terms and concepts; examines core ideas in major areas of mathematics; describes achievements of famous mathematicians; and explores the impact of mathematics on other disciplines such as biology, finance, and music.
The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics
Jargon-free definitions for even the most technical mathematical terms. With 3,000 entries ranging from Achilles paradox to zero matrix, it covers all commonly encountered terms and concepts from pure and applied mathematics and statistics.
A Dictionary of Statistics
Contains over 2,000 entries on all aspects of statistics including terms used in computing, mathematics, operational research, and probability, as well as biographical information on over 200 key figures in the field.
A Dictionary of Weights, Measures, and Units
Provides definitions of all the units, prefixes, and styling of the Système International (SI), as well as industry-specific and traditional terms currently in use.