8 edition of **Calculus gems** found in the catalog.

Calculus gems

Simmons, George Finlay

- 278 Want to read
- 1 Currently reading

Published
**2007**
by Mathematical Association of America in Washington, DC
.

Written in English

- Mathematics -- History,
- Mathematicians -- Biography,
- Calculus -- History

**Edition Notes**

Includes bibliographical references and index

Statement | George F. Simmons : with portraits by Maceo Mitchell |

Genre | Biography |

The Physical Object | |
---|---|

Pagination | xiv, 355 p. : |

Number of Pages | 355 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL17219434M |

ISBN 10 | 0883855615 |

ISBN 10 | 9780883855614 |

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