Algebra for Fun

Algebra for Fun

by Yakov Perelman

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Overview

This is a book of entertaining problems that can be solved through the use of algebra, problems with intriguing plots to excite the readers curiosity, amusing excursions into the history of mathematics, unexpected uses that algebra is put to in everyday affairs, and more.

Algebra For Fun has brought hundreds of thousands of students into the fold of mathematics and its wonders. It is written in the form of lively sketches that discuss the multifarious and exciting applications of algebra to the world about us. Situations considered are quite diversified and range from a motley collection of conundrums and mathematical stunts to useful practical problems on counting and measuring.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9782917260265
Publisher: Prodinnova
Publication date: 05/06/2013
Pages: 218
Sales rank: 778,964
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.46(d)

About the Author

Yakov Perelman (1882-1942) was a Russian and Soviet science writer and author of many popular science books. He has been known by his popular, witty and quite scientific works on physics, astronomy and mathematics, which are, moreover written in a marvelous language and are very readable.

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