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Fallacies in Mathematics

Publisher: 
Cambridge University Press
Number of Pages: 
96
Price: 
35.00
ISBN: 
0521057000
Date Received: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2006
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E. A. Maxwell
Publication Date: 
1959
Format: 
Hardcover
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Category: 
General
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 Preface; 1. The mistake, the howler and the fallacy; 2. Four geometrical fallacies enunciated; 3. Digression on elementary geometry; 4. The ‘Isoceles Triangle’ fallacy analysed; 5. The other geometrical fallacies analysed; 6. Some fallacies in algebra and trigonometry; 7. Fallacies in differentiation; 8. Fallacies in integration; 9. Fallacy by the circular points at infinity; 10. Some ‘Limit’ fallacies; 11. Some miscellaneous howlers.

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