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Math Hysteria

Fun and games with mathematics. numerous figures and cartoons. Sprache: Englisch.
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One of the world's most popular writers on mathematics presents a wealth of mathematical puzzles, each one spun around an amazing tale. 20 cartoons.
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Titel: Math Hysteria
Autor/en: Ian Stewart

ISBN: 0198613369
EAN: 9780198613367
Fun and games with mathematics.
numerous figures and cartoons.
Sprache: Englisch.
Oxford University Press

13. Mai 2004 - kartoniert - 256 Seiten

Beschreibung

One of the world's most popular writers on mathematics presents a wealth of mathematical puzzles, each one spun around an amazing tale. 20 cartoons.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Preface ;
1. I know that you know that ... ;
2. Domino theories ;
3. Turning the tables ;
4. The anthropomurphic principle ;
5. Counting the cattle of the sun ;
6. The great drain robbery ;
7. Two-way jigsaw puzzles ;
8. Tales of a neglected number ;
9. Is Monopoly fair? ;
10. Monopoly revisited ;
11. A guide to computer dating ;
12. Dividing the spoils ;
13. Squaring the square ;
14. The bellows conjecture ;
15. Purposefully piling pyramids ;
16. Be a dots-and-boxes grandmaster ;
17. Choosily chomping chocolate ;
18. Shedding a little darkness ;
19. Preposterous piratical predicaments ;
20. Million-dollar minesweeper ; Further reading

Portrait

Ian Stewart is Professor of Mathematics at Warwick University. An active research mathematician, he is also a well-known popularizer of mathematics and related areas of science. In 1995 he was awarded the Royal Society's Michael Faraday award for furthering the public understanding of science; his book Nature's Numbers was shortlisted for the 1996 Rhone-Poulenc Prize for Science Books; and he delivered the 1997 Royal Institution Christmas Lectures,televised by the BBC. His many books include From Here to Infinity: a guide to today's mathematics, The Science of Discworld and The Science of Discworld II, What Shape is a Snowflake? and Flatterland.

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In Math Hysteria, Professor Stewart presents us with a wealth of intriguing, challenging, and fun puzzles, each one spun around an amazing tale. L'Enseignement Mathematique, 2005
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