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## Product Details :

**Genre** | : Mathematics |

**Author** | : Charles P. McKeague |

**Publisher** | : Academic Press |

**Release** | : 2014-05-10 |

**File** | : 656 Pages |

**ISBN-13** | : 9781483214177 |