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The Mathematics Calendar 2015
     

The Mathematics Calendar 2015

by Theoni Pappas
 

Now more than ever The Mathematics Calendar reminds us how mathematics describes nature, impacts the sciences, is essential to architecture, influences the arts, is inseparable from music, exercises and tantalizes the mind with its puzzles and problems, stimulates and creates new technologies, and reveals the multi-dimensions of our world and universe

Overview


Now more than ever The Mathematics Calendar reminds us how mathematics describes nature, impacts the sciences, is essential to architecture, influences the arts, is inseparable from music, exercises and tantalizes the mind with its puzzles and problems, stimulates and creates new technologies, and reveals the multi-dimensions of our world and universe through its ever evolving ideas and insights.

The 2015 calendar includes twelve new fascinating math topics illustrating the incredible influence of mathematics on our lives. Each day of every month has a problem, whose solution is the date. The brain teaser lies in figuring how to arrive at the answer, and possibly discovering more than one method of solving the date's problem. For each month, the problems range from arithmetic to calculus.

Each month’s text, photos and graphics have a wealth of information and are even sprinkled with a bit of humor. The twelve topics feature exciting, historic and current math ideas and topics. Theoni Pappas is committed to demystifying mathematics. The Mathematics Calendar has given thousands of people a new perspective about math —it can be fun, fascinating & intriguing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781884550737
Publisher:
Wide World Publishing
Publication date:
07/28/2014
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.20(d)

Meet the Author


Theoni Pappas is a mathematics teacher and consultant and received her B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley and her M.A. from Stanford University. Pappas is committed to demystifying mathematics and to helping eliminate the elitism and fear often associated with it. In 2000 she received The Excellence in Achievement Award from the University of California Alumni Association.

Her books have been translated into Japanese, Finnish, French, Slovakian, Czech, Korean, Turkish, Russian, Thai, simplified and traditional Chinese, Portuguese, Italian, Vietnamese, and Spanish.

In addition to The Mathematics Calendar, Pappas has written over 15 books and created many other products which are focused on introducing people to the many wonders of mathematics.

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