Hidden Connections, Double Meanings: A Mathematical Exploration

Hidden Connections, Double Meanings: A Mathematical Exploration

by David Graham Wells, D. G. Wells
     
 

This book subverts and surprises. It explores mathematical topics, finding amazing similarities and looking at familiar objects in new ways. It shows mathematics as something mysterious, intriguing and pleasurably puzzling. You do not need to be a mathematician to enjoy this book. The style is relaxed. It emphasises insight and imagination rather than technique.

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This book subverts and surprises. It explores mathematical topics, finding amazing similarities and looking at familiar objects in new ways. It shows mathematics as something mysterious, intriguing and pleasurably puzzling. You do not need to be a mathematician to enjoy this book. The style is relaxed. It emphasises insight and imagination rather than technique. The book also includes many problems and puzzles for you to try, with hints and solutions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521313346
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/01/1988
Series:
Cambridge Educational Series
Pages:
164
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.55(d)
Age Range:
11 - 14 Years

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