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Description - Why Do Buses Come in Threes? by Rob Eastaway

With a foreword by Tim Rice, this book will change the way you see the world. Why is it better to buy a lottery ticket on a Thursday? Why are showers always too hot or too cold? And what's the connection between Rob Andrew taking a conversion in rugby and a tourist trying to get the best photograph of Nelson's Column? These and many other fascinating questions are answered in this entertaining and highly informative book ideal for anyone wanting to remind themselves - or discover for the first time - that maths is relevant to almost everything that we do. As explained here, dating, cooking, travelling, gambling and even life-saving are all linked with intriguing mathematical problems. Whether you have a PhD in astrophysics or haven't touched a maths problem since your school days, this book will give you a fresh understanding of the hidden maths in the world around you.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781861058621
ISBN-10: 1861058624
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 17mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Robson Books Ltd
Publisher: Pavilion Books
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Rob Eastaway

Rob Eastaway is the author of the best-selling Robson titles 'What is a Googly?' (186105629X), 'Mindbenders and Brainteasers' (1861055625) and 'How Long is a Piece of String?' (1861056257) He is also responsible for running the Coopers and Lybrand world ratings for cricket, one of sport's best-known mathematical models. He lives in London SE22. Jeremy Wyndham is the managing director of a leading market research company. He lives in London.

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