Riot at the Calc Exam and Other Mathematically Bent Stories

Riot at the Calc Exam and Other Mathematically Bent Stories

by Colin Conrad Adams
     
 

What's so funny about math? Lots! Especially if you're mathematically bent. In the world of Colin Adams, differential equations bring on tears of laughter. Hollywood producers hire algebraic geometers to punch up a script. In this world, math and humor are synonymous. Riot at the Calc Exam is a proof of this fact. A collection of humorous math stories, this book

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What's so funny about math? Lots! Especially if you're mathematically bent. In the world of Colin Adams, differential equations bring on tears of laughter. Hollywood producers hire algebraic geometers to punch up a script. In this world, math and humor are synonymous. Riot at the Calc Exam is a proof of this fact. A collection of humorous math stories, this book gives a window into mathematics and the culture of mathematicians. Appropriate for mathematicians, math students, math teachers, lay people with an interest in mathematics, and indeed everyone else. This book is a romp through the wild world of mathematics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780821848173
Publisher:
American Mathematical Society
Publication date:
07/21/2009
Pages:
271
Sales rank:
1,051,262
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.60(d)

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