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The education of T. C. Mits.

Lillian Rosanoff Lieber

The education of T. C. Mits.

by Lillian Rosanoff Lieber

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Published by W. W. Norton & company, inc. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mathematics

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDrawings by Hugh Gray Lieber, words by Lillian R. Lieber.
    ContributionsLieber, Hugh Gray, 1896- illus.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA39 .L488 1944
    The Physical Object
    Pagination230 p.
    Number of Pages230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6476099M
    LC Control Number44040067

      Buy the Paperback Book The Education of T.C. Mits: What modern mathematics means to you by Lillian R. Lieber at , Canada's largest bookstore. Free . I think you would enjoy the quick read The Education of T.C. MITS by Dr. Lilian Leiber. It was written in the 40’s and very popular amongst GIs. It’s main premise is don’t be intimidated, everyone can be a bad ass at math, and why you should care to learn math anyway.

    Lillian Lieber was head of the Department of Mathematics at Long Island wrote a series of lighthearted (and well-respected) math books in the s, including The Education of T. C. MITS and Infinity. From Professor Robert Jantzen's webpage dedicated to the Liebers: "This husband and wife team of a mathematician (Lillian) and illustrator (Hugh) influenced many generations of. The Education of T.C. Mits W. W. Norton & Company, Inc. , T.C. Mits is "The Celebrated Man In The Street", so by modern standards the title is unduly sexist. The book consists of illustrations and free verse, not intended to be free verse. It is surprisingly mathematical and quite wonderful in .

      Author of Galois and the theory of groups, Infinity, Non-Euclidean geometry, The education of T. C. Mits, Mits, wits, and logic, The Einstein theory of relativity. In the s, she wrote a series of good-humored, well-respected books about mathematics, including The Education of T. C. MITS (The Celebrated Man in the Street), a special edition of which was circulated among American GIs during World War II.


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THE EDUCATION OF T.C. MITS. By Hugh Gray Lieber and Lillian R. Lieber. Brooklyn, N.Y.: The Galois Institute Press, Long Island University. InThe Education of T. MITS, Lillian Lieber opens the door to the wonder of mathematical thinking and its application to everyday life.

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I am convinced that Lieber's] original enterprise will get the recognition it so richly deserves."--Albert Einstein"The Liebers have written an ingenious, entertaining, and illuminating book."--Saturday Review of Literature"The book should be.

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