The Joy of Mathematics

The Joy of Mathematics

Discovering Mathematics All Around You

Book - 1989
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Part of the joy of mathematics is that it is everywhere-in soap bubbles, electricity, da Vinci's masterpieces, even in an ocean wave. Written by the well-known mathematics teacher consultant, this volume's collection of over 200 clearly illustrated mathematical ideas, concepts, puzzles, and games shows where they turn up in the "real" world. You'll find out what a googol is, visit hotel infinity, read a thorny logic problem that was stumping them back in the 8th century.

THE JOY OF MATHEMATICS is designed to be opened at random...it's mini essays are self-contained providing the reader with an enjoyable way to explore and experience mathematics at its best.
Publisher: San Carlos, CA : Wide World Pub./Tetra, 1989
Edition: Rev. ed
ISBN: 9780933174658
0933174659
Characteristics: 237 p. : ill. ; 22 cm

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