THE GRAPES OF MATH

THE GRAPES OF MATH

Editorial:
TOUCHSTONE
Materia
Ciencia General
ISBN:
978-1-4516-4009-0
Disponibilidad:
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From the bestselling author of "Here's Looking at Euclid, " a dazzling new book that turns even the most complex math into a brilliantly entertaining narrative.
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. He sifts through over 30,000 survey submissions to uncover the world's favourite number, and meets a mathematician who looks for universes in his garage. He attends the World Mathematical Congress in India, and visits the engineer who designed the first roller-coaster loop.
Get hooked on math as Alex delves deep into humankind's turbulent relationship with numbers, and reveals how they have shaped the world we live in.

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