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THE MATH BOOK: FROM PYTHAGORAS TO THE 57TH DIMENSION, 250 MILESTONES IN THE HISTORY OF MATHEMATICS

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Autor: CLIFFORD A. PICKOVER

Editorial: STERLING

The Math Book: From Pythagoras to the 57th Dimension, 250 Milestones in the History of Mathematics

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MATH S INFINITE MYSTERIES AND BEAUTY UNFOLD IN THIS BRAND-NEW PAPERBACK EDITION OF THE BESTSELLING THE MATH BOOK. BEGINNING MILLIONS OF YEARS AGO WITH ANCIENT ANT ODOMETERS AND MOVING THROUGH TIME TO OUR MODERN-DAY QUEST FOR NEW DIMENSIONS, PROLIFIC POLYMATH CLIFFORD PICKOVER COVERS 250 MILESTONES IN MATHEMATICAL HISTORY. AMONG THE NUMEROUS CONCEPTS READERS WILL ENCOUNTER AS THEY DIP INTO THIS INVITING ANTHOLOGY: CICADA-GENERATED PRIME NUMBERS, MAGIC SQUARES, THE DISCOVERY OF PI AND CALCULUS, AND THE BUTTERFLY EFFECT. EACH TOPIC IS PRESENTED IN A LAVISHLY ILLUSTRATED SPREAD, INCLUDING FORMULAS, FASCINATING FACTS ABOUT SCIENTISTS LIVES AND REAL-WORLD APPLICATIONS OF THE THEOREMS.
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Math s infinite mysteries and beauty unfold in this brand-new paperback edition of the bestselling The Math Book. Beginning millions of years ago with ancient ant odometers and moving through time to our modern-day quest for new dimensions, prolific polymath Clifford Pickover covers 250 milestones in mathematical history. Among the numerous concepts readers will encounter as they dip into this inviting anthology: cicada-generated prime numbers, magic squares, the discovery of pi ... Ver más
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Nombre THE MATH BOOK: FROM PYTHAGORAS TO THE 57TH DIMENSION, 250 MILESTONES IN THE HISTORY OF MATHEMATICS
No. Ref. (SKU) 9781402788291
Popularidad N/A
Editorial STERLING
Género N/A
Autor CLIFFORD A. PICKOVER
ISBN 9781402788291
EAN 9781402788291
Idioma Inglés
Año 2015
Formatos No
Número de páginas 528
Edición 1
Novedad N/A
Código BMG N/A

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