By Israel Kleiner

The improvement of summary algebra used to be propelled via the necessity for brand spanking new instruments to deal with sure classical difficulties that seemed unsolvable by means of classical capability. a huge subject of the technique during this booklet is to teach how summary algebra has arisen in makes an attempt to resolve a few of these classical difficulties, delivering a context from which the reader could achieve a deeper appreciation of the math involved.

Mathematics teachers, algebraists, and historians of technology will locate the paintings a priceless reference. The e-book can also function a supplemental textual content for classes in summary algebra or the historical past of mathematics.

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