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The historical roots of elementary mathematics

Lucas Nicolaas Hendrik Bunt

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Published
**1976**
by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J
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Written in English

- Mathematics -- History.

**Edition Notes**

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statement | Lucas N. H. Bunt, Phillip S. Jones, Jack D. Bedient. |

Contributions | Bedient, Jack D., 1926-, Jones, Phillip S. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA21 .B95 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL21020146M |

ISBN 10 | 0133890155 |

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