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Mathematical essays and recreations

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Published by Open Court Pub. Co., Kegan Paul, Trench, Truebner in Chicago, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mathematics -- Philosophy.,
  • Magic squares.,
  • Hyperspace.,
  • Circle-squaring.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCornell digital mathematics collection.
    Statementby Hermann Schubert ; from the German by Thomas J. McCormack.
    ContributionsMcCormack, Thomas J. 1865-1932.
    The Physical Object
    FormatComputer file
    Pagination149 p.
    Number of Pages149
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16097518M

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