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A colorful tour through the intriguing world of mathematicsTake a grand tour of the best of modern math, its most elegant solutions, most clever discoveries, most mind-bending propositions, and most impressive personalities. Writing with a light touch while showing the real mathematics, author Peter Schumer introduces you to the history of mathematics, number theory, combi ...more
Paperback, 199 pages
Published February 11th 2004 by Wiley-Interscience (first published February 6th 2004)
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Terrific book that covers more advanced mathematics than is typical in a "recreational" math book. Breezy style. Chapters include "Worth Considering" exercises (puzzles really) with answers at the end of the book.
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