Numbers and mathematical symbols

Maurits, N., 26-Aug-2017, Math for Scientists: Refreshing the Essentials. Springer International Publishing, p. 1-26 27 p.

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After reading this chapter you know:
what numbers are and why they are used,

what number classes are and how they are related to each other,

what numeral systems are,

the metric prefixes,

how to do arithmetic with fractions,

what complex numbers are, how they can be represented and how to do arithmetic with them,

the most common mathematical symbols and

how to get an understanding of mathematical formulas.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMath for Scientists
Subtitle of host publicationRefreshing the Essentials
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages27
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-319-57354-0
ISBN (Print)978-3-319-57353-3
Publication statusPublished - 26-Aug-2017

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