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Professor Stewart's Hoard of Mathematical Treasures (Paperback)
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Professor Stewart's Hoard of Mathematical Treasures (Paperback)

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Paperback 352 Pages / Published: 06/04/2010
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Opening another drawer in his Cabinet of Curiosities, renowned mathematics professor Ian Stewart presents a new medley of games, paradoxes, and riddles in Professor Stewart's Hoard of Mathematical Treasures . With wit and aplomb, Stewart mingles casual puzzles with grander forays into ancient and modern mathematical thought. Amongst a host of arcane and astonishing facts about every kind of number from irrational and imaginary to complex and cuneiform, we learn: - How to organize chaos - How matter balances anti-matter - How to turn a sphere inside out (without creasing it) - How to calculate pi by observing the stars - ...and why you can't comb a hairy ball. Along the way Stewart offers the reader tantalizing glimpses of the mathematics underlying life and the universe. Mind-stretching, enlightening, and endlessly amusing, Professor Stewart's Hoard of Mathematical Treasures will stimulate, delight, and enthrall.

Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
ISBN: 9780465017751
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 345 g
Dimensions: 210 x 140 x 22 mm

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