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The book of squares

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Academic Press,
Pub. Date:
1987.
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English
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The Book of Squares by Fibonacci is a gem in the mathematical literature and one of the most important mathematical treatises written in the Middle Ages. It is a collection of theorems on indeterminate analysis and equations of second degree which yield, among other results, a solution to a problem proposed by Master John of Palermo to Leonardo at the Court of Frederick II. The book was dedicated and presented to the Emperor at Pisa in 1225. Dating back to the 13th century the book exhibits the early and continued fascination of men with our number system and the relationship among numbers with special properties such as prime numbers, squares, and odd numbers. The faithful translation into modern English and the commentary by the translator make this book accessible to professional mathematicians and amateurs who have always been intrigued by the lure of our number system.
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Grouped Work ID 88cacf41-a510-89a0-1e02-0754168d9c92
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subject_facet Fibonacci, Leonardo, -- approximately 1170-approximately 1240, Mathematics -- Early works to 1800, Number theory -- Early works to 1800
title_display The book of squares
title_full The book of squares / Leonardo Pisano Fibonacci ; an annotated translation into modern English by L.E. Sigler
title_short The book of squares
topic_facet Fibonacci, Leonardo, Mathematics, Number theory