The Joy of Mathematics: Discovering Mathematics All Around You

By Theoni Pappas

Part of the enjoyment of arithmetic is that it's everywhere-in cleaning soap bubbles, electrical energy, da Vinci's masterpieces, even in an ocean wave. Written via the well known arithmetic instructor advisor, this volume's choice of over 2 hundred sincerely illustrated mathematical rules, options, puzzles, and video games exhibits the place they occur within the "real" global. you can find out what a googol is, stopover at inn infinity, learn a thorny good judgment challenge that used to be stumping them again within the eighth century.

THE pleasure OF arithmetic is designed to be opened at random…it's mini essays are self-contained offering the reader with an stress-free strategy to discover and event arithmetic at its best.

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