Integers and Lagrange

When I talk to my students about the great mathematicians of the past, one difficulty that always appears is the idea of greatness. They believe that I, as their teacher, know all the maths there is to know, so when I tell them that compared with Joseph-Louis Lagrange my mathematical ability is the...

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Main Author: Humble, Steve
Format: Book Chapter
Language: English
Place of publication: Routledge 2002
published in: The Experimenter's A-Z of Mathematics pp. 50 - 55
Data of publication: 2002
ISBN: 1853468177
9781853468179
EISBN: 1134139462
1315069555
9781315069555
9781134139460
Discipline: Mathematics
Online Access: available in Bonn?
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