How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking

How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking

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The Freakonomics of math-a math-world superstar unveils the hidden beauty and logic of the world and puts its power in our hands

The math we learn in school can seem like a dull set of rules, laid down by the ancients and not to be questioned. In How Not to Be Wrong, Jordan Ellenberg shows us how terribly limiting this view is: Math isn't confined to abstract incidents that never occur in real life, but rather touches everything we do-the whole world is shot through… (more)

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Ellenberg’s talent for finding real-life situations that enshrine mathematical principles would be the envy of any math teacher.

His easy style is lucid and witty. If only all maths lessons were like this.

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Book Details  


Publisher: The Penguin Press (May 29, 2014)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 352 pages

File size: 7.1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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