Delves into the world of ideas, explores the spell mathematics casts on our lives, and helps you discover mathematics where you least expect it. Be spellbound by the mathematical designs found in nature. Learn how knots may untie the mysteries of life. Be mesmerized by the computer revolution. Discover how the hidden forces of mathematics -hold architectural structures together -connect your telephone calls -help airplanes get off the ground - solve the mysteries of the living cell. See how some artists use a mathematical palette in their works and how many writers draw upon the wealth of its ideas. Experience all this in The Magic of Mathematics.
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About the Author
Her books have been translated into Japanese, Finnish, French, Slovakian, Czech, Korean, Turkish, Russian, Thai, simplified and traditional Chinese, Portuguese, Italian, and Spanish.
Pappas has written over 14 books which are focused on introducing people to the many wonders of mathematics. She is perhaps best known for ever popular The Mathematics Calendar. Her other innovative creations include: The Math-T-Shirt, The Children's Mathematics Calendar, The Mathematics Engagement Calendar, and What Do You See?an optical illusion slide show with text.
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