The Grapes Of Math

Author: Alex Bellos
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781451640120
Size: 19.48 MB
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From triangles, rotations and power laws, to cones, curves and the dreaded calculus, Alex takes you on a journey of mathematical discovery with his signature wit and limitless enthusiasm.

The Grapes Of Math

Author: Alex Bellos
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781451640090
Size: 14.23 MB
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The best-selling author of Here's Looking at Euclid presents a narrative distillation of complex mathematical concepts that traces historical discoveries, surveys India's World Mathematical Congress and profiles grassroots mathematical ...

Alex S Adventures In Numberland

Author: Alex Bellos
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 9781408809594
Size: 14.10 MB
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The world of maths can seem mind-boggling, irrelevant and, let's face it, boring. This groundbreaking book reclaims maths from the geeks.

Here S Looking At Euclid

Author: Alex Bellos
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781416596349
Size: 11.60 MB
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Taking us into the wilds of the Amazon, he tells the story of a tribe there who can count only to five and reports on the latest findings about the math instinct—including the revelation that ants can actually count how many steps ...

The Joy Of X

Author: Steven Henry Strogatz
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780547517650
Size: 14.18 MB
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A comprehensive tour of leading mathematical ideas by an award-winning professor and columnist for the New York Times Opinionator series demonstrates how math intersects with philosophy, science and other aspects of everyday life.

Can You Solve My Problems

Author: Alex Bellos
Publisher: Guardian Faber Publishing
ISBN: 1783351152
Size: 14.89 MB
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Here are 125 of the world's best brainteasers from the last two millennia, taking us from ancient China to medieval Europe, Victorian England to modern-day Japan, with stories of espionage, mathematical breakthroughs and puzzling rivalries ...

Fantasia Mathematica

Author: Clifton Fadiman
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 0387949313
Size: 15.91 MB
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Presents a collection of stories, essays, and anecdotes that revolve around the field of mathematics.