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Published
Princeton University Press, April 2022
ISBN
9780691218724
Format
Softcover, 456 pages
Dimensions
20.3cm × 13.3cm

Tales of Impossibility The 2000-Year Quest to Solve the Mathematical Problems of Antiquity

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A comprehensive look at four of the most famous problems in mathematics

Tales of Impossibility recounts the intriguing story of the renowned problems of antiquity, four of the most famous and studied questions in the history of mathematics. First posed by the ancient Greeks, these compass and straightedge problems-squaring the circle, trisecting

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