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This book is different from other books of similar content, not in term of the material it contains but in term of the way this material is processed and presented. It does not only study the arithmetic topics studied in school, but also analyzes how these ones can be used in various other areas and in solving real life problems. Additionally, it does not try to turn ...more
Paperback, 218 pages
Published May 30th 2014 by Prodinnova (first published January 1st 1984)
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Manuel Alfonseca
I won't give this book any number of stars because the copy I have is in a very bad state and any qualification would be negatively affected by that, which would be unfair.
Anyway, I want to point out something that probably is not to be blamed on the author (Yakov Perelman) because he was simply transcribing the official position of the Stalinist government. In his chapter about Dewey's decimal book classification system, he enunciates the 10 classes in the top level. Class number 2 appears thu
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Yakov Isidorovich Perelman (Russian: Яков Исидорович Перельман; December 4, 1882 – March 16, 1942) was a Russian and Soviet science writer and author of many popular science books, including Physics Can Be Fun and Mathematics Can Be Fun (both translated from Russian into English).
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