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Description - The Joy of Mathematics by Theoni Pappas

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.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780933174658
ISBN-10: 0933174659
Format: Paperback
(220mm x 140mm x 15mm)
Pages: 245
Imprint: Wide World Publishing,U.S.
Publisher: Wide World Publishing,U.S.
Publish Date: 23-Jan-1993
Country of Publication: United States

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