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Mathematics: the language of science.

George O. Smith

Mathematics: the language of science.

by George O. Smith

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Published by Putnam in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mathematics -- Juvenile literature.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIllustrated by R. C. Prochaska.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ10.S7135 Mat
    The Physical Object
    Pagination72 p.
    Number of Pages72
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5819767M
    LC Control Number61005711
    OCLC/WorldCa1409351

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