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# Maths in Minutes: 200 Key Concepts Explained in an Instant

Both simple and accessible, Maths in Minutes is a visually led introduction to 200 key mathematical ideas. Each concept is quick and easy to remember, described by means of an easy-to-understand picture and a maximum 200-word explanation. Concepts span all of the key areas of mathematics, including Fundamentals of Mathematics, Sets and Numbers, Geometry, Equations, Limits,
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Paperback, 416 pages

Published
March 1st 2012
by Quercus

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The only use I can think of for this book is as a quick refresher for someone who already knows the topics at hand - as long as they remember to go elsewhere for the actual details.

For a similar (albeit less technical) but IMO better book, ...more

Jan 10, 2014
Squatting Erudite
rated it
it was amazing
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review of another edition

Shelves:
mathematics,
informal-but-technical

This is a neat little book for those who want a pretty nice overview of what mathematics is about, more or less.

Nobody can give a detailed survey of mathematics in such a small book, but I guess it's a good starting point for those who want to look for new interesting topics. Oh, and I really liked the way in which most of these topics are summarized, it's not that easy to distil whole branches to several sentences!

Nobody can give a detailed survey of mathematics in such a small book, but I guess it's a good starting point for those who want to look for new interesting topics. Oh, and I really liked the way in which most of these topics are summarized, it's not that easy to distil whole branches to several sentences!

Me and math don't get along, though we really should unfortunately this is not the book to enlighten me further.

Clear examples, if not always easy ones.

Well written and interesting.

Unfortunately not suitable for a noob.

It was a nice way to re-remember some mathematical concepts I have learned so far at school, discover the origin of many ones and learn new great theorems and ideas.

Jul 04, 2015
Ryan Cutter
rated it
really liked it
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review of another edition

Shelves:
sciencey-stuff

Very cute maths book, nice helpful reminder of some old mathematics and also taught me a few neat tricks I missed along the way

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