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one new correction: page 264, exercise 2.8.8, the D in
the numerator should be D squared. To see the official correction,
posted March 8, 2005, go to
New errata posted
March 8, 2005
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does not contain non-mathematical typos, mistakes in punctuation,
additional comments or alternative explanations. In some cases
a mistake is noted but the complete correction is not given.
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As of March
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thank Nikolas Akerblom, Leighton Arnold, LewisAtchison, Andrew
Baldwin, Hermann Borotschnig, Phillip Burns, Mohamed Elhamdadi,
Eric Frackleton, Pascal Garcia, Veronique Gautheron, Delia Graff,
Charles Hartley, Harry Hirsch, Chris Hruska, Todd Kemp, Hyun
Kyu Kim, Eric Livingston, Anthony Martin, Chase Million, Alex
Nemiroski, Ralph Oberste-Vorth, Dick Palas, Dierk Schleicher,
Martin Pincus, Christopher Sagovac, Dierk Schleicher, David Schoonover,
Luis Serra, Andrei Arsene Simion, Craig Sloane, Len Smiley, Stan
Spurrier, Tomohiko Tanabe, and Anastasios Zahos for pointing
out errors. Our apologies to anyone whose name we have omitted.