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Author Burrows, Terry, 1963- author.

Title Codes, ciphers, and cartography : math goes to war / Terry Burrows.

Publication Info. Minneapolis, Minn. : Lerner Publications, [2018]


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 GDL Grandview Library Children's Non-fiction    j 652.8 BUR    Available
 GDL Montrose Library Children's Non-fiction    j 652.8 BUR    Available
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Description 48 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm.
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unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series STEM on the battlefield
STEM on the battlefield.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 47) and index.
Contents Math at war -- Navigation -- Military cartography -- Codes and ciphers -- Code breaking -- Ballistics -- Codes in World War II -- Breaking the Enigma code -- Aeronautics -- Logistics -- Statistics and records -- Timeline.
Summary Examines the ways in which mathematics has been used in warfare, from navigation, mapping, and ballistics to the use and breaking of codes and cyphers, especially the World War II Engima system, logistics, and record-keeping.
Audience Age 9-12.
Grade 4 to 6.
Subject Ciphers -- Juvenile literature.
Cryptography -- Juvenile literature.
Cartography -- Juvenile literature.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Cryptography -- Juvenile literature.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Cryptography.
Other Form: Online version: Burrows, Terry, 1963- Codes, ciphers, and cartography. Minneapolis : Lerner Publications, [2018] 9781512449495 (DLC) 2017008464
ISBN 9781512439274 (lib. bdg. ; alk. paper) $31.99
1512439274 (lib. bdg. ; alk. paper) $31.99

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