Impossible?: Surprising Solutions to Counterintuitive Conundrums

Impossible?: Surprising Solutions to Counterintuitive Conundrums

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In Nonplussed!, popular-math writer Julian Havil delighted readers with a mind-boggling array of implausible yet true mathematical paradoxes. Now Havil is back with Impossible?, another marvelous medley of the utterly confusing, profound, and unbelievable--and all of it mathematically irrefutable.

Whenever Forty-second Street in New York is temporarily closed, traffic doesn't gridlock but flows more smoothly--why is that? Or consider that cities that build new roads… (more)

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Publisher: Princeton University Press (April 01, 2008)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 264 pages

File size: 6.2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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