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Description - X and the City by John A. Adam

X and the City, a book of diverse and accessible math-based topics, uses basic modeling to explore a wide range of entertaining questions about urban life. How do you estimate the number of dental or doctor's offices, gas stations, restaurants, or movie theaters in a city of a given size? How can mathematics be used to maximize traffic flow through

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780691162324
ISBN-10: 0691162328
Format: Paperback / softback
(235mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 336
Imprint: Princeton University Press
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2013
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - John A. Adam

John A. Adam is professor of mathematics at Old Dominion University. He is the author of A Mathematical Nature Walk and Mathematics in Nature, and coauthor of Guesstimation: Solving the World's Problems on the Back of a Cocktail Napkin (all Princeton).

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