## The New Encyclopędia Britannica, Volume 30Encyclopędia Britannica, 1992 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries |

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A mathe- of points

paradox is a mathematical conclusion so unex- figures . Such numbers , known

as figurate or polygonal pected that it is difficult to accept even though every step

...

A mathe- of points

**representing**numbers into series of geometrical maticalparadox is a mathematical conclusion so unex- figures . Such numbers , known

as figurate or polygonal pected that it is difficult to accept even though every step

...

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... is a critical part of the general solution of In many respects , optimization theory

choice of the criterion

...

... is a critical part of the general solution of In many respects , optimization theory

**represents**a satis- the control problem . ... controversial . gard to the appropriatechoice of the criterion

**represented**Nonlinear systems do not**represent**a special...

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If even numbers are depicted in a similar way , the resulting figures ( which offer

infinite variations )

, 12 , 20 .... On the other hand , a triangle

If even numbers are depicted in a similar way , the resulting figures ( which offer

infinite variations )

**represent**“ oblong ” numbers , such as those of the series 2 , 6, 12 , 20 .... On the other hand , a triangle

**represented**by three dots ( as in the ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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### Contents

NUMBER GAMES and Other Mathematical Recreations | 1 |

NUMBER THEORY | 14 |

NUMERICAL ANALYSIS | 38 |

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