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Published **1989**
by Kenyatta University in [Nairobi] .

Written in English

- Mathematics,
- Mathematics -- History

**Edition Notes**

Cover title.

Statement | John N. Mutio. |

Series | Inaugural lecture -- 1, Inaugural lecture (Kenyatta University) -- 1. |

Contributions | Kenyatta University. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | MLCS 2009/40958 (Q) |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | 54 p. : |

Number of Pages | 54 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL23200265M |

LC Control Number | 2009422016 |

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