By Peter Bullen P. S. Bullen

ISBN-10: 0582327482

ISBN-13: 9780582327481

The literature on inequalities is vast-in fresh years the variety of papers in addition to the variety of journals dedicated to the topic have elevated dramatically. At most sensible, finding a specific inequality in the literature could be a bulky activity. A Dictionary of Inequalities ends the hindrance of the place to show to discover a outcome, a comparable inequality, or the references to the knowledge you would like. It offers a concise, alphabetical directory of every inequality-by its universal identify or its subject-with a brief assertion of the end result, a few reviews, references to comparable inequalities, and an inventory of resources for extra info. the writer makes use of merely the main hassle-free of mathematical terminology and doesn't provide proofs, hence making an curiosity in inequalities the single prerequisite for utilizing the text.The writer makes a speciality of intuitive, actual different types of inequalities instead of their so much common models, and keeps the wonder and significance of unique types instead of directory their later, summary varieties. He offers each one in its least difficult shape with different renditions, akin to for complicated numbers and vectors, as extensions or lower than assorted headings. He has stored the publication to a extra workable dimension through omitting inequalities in areas-such as common geometric and trigonometric inequalities-rarely used outdoor their fields.The outcome is a present, concise, reference that places the fundamental effects on inequalities inside of effortless succeed in. A Dictionary of Inequalities incorporates the wonder and charm of the simplest and such a lot profitable dictionaries: on taking a look up a given merchandise, the reader could be intrigued and led by way of curiosity to others.

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