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pleasures of math.

Adolph Winkler Goodman

pleasures of math.

by Adolph Winkler Goodman

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Published by Macmillan, Collier-Macmillan in New York, London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination224p.,22cm
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19609904M

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Though I was only able to follow about two thirds of the math in The Art of the Infinite, it was extremely informative.I found most interesting the principles of shifting from perspective to perspective, using techniques and processes of one branch of mathematics to interpret techniques and processes of another, the use of mathematical substitutions from seemingly unrelated contexts to /5(30).

This is a wonderful book for both the serious and amateur mathematician. For the serious student and practitioner it will provide an excellent background.

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New York, Macmillan [] (OCoLC) Document Type. : Mathematical Measures, Mathematical Pleasures, Mathematical Treasures (): Clark, Stephen C.: Books5/5(1). Excellent book to cultivate the intellect.

While cleaning out my home office preparing the house for sale, this great little puzzle book came to hand. Many interesting and challenging math problems and oddities adorn its pages. Example: To pay for 1 frognab you'll need at least four standard U.S. coins.5/5(2).

While this book has some wonderful moments, on the whole I thought that the math was not sufficiently explained, the history presented in odd chronology, and the book as a whole repetitive.

However, the scattered moments of clarity are illuminating - the perfect biographical fact to enlighten a figure, the deft explanation of a mathematical Cited by: A witty, conversational, and accessible tour of math's profoundest mysteries. Mathematical symbols, for mathematicians, store worlds of meaning, leap continents and centuries.

But we need not master symbols to grasp the magnificent abstractions they represent, and to which all art aspires/5(12). Countless math books are published each year, however only a tiny percentage of these titles are destined to become the kind of classics that are loved the world over by students and mathematicians.

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Illus. $Author: M. Bird. Straight-up math books: 'Understanding Analysis' by Abbott 'The Art of Proof' by Beck 'Contributions to the Founding of the Theory of Transfinite Numbers' by Cantor ‘What Is Mathematics?’ by Courant & Robbins 'The Mathematical Experience' by Davis and Hersh 'Introduction to Mathematical Thinking' by Devlin 'Journey Through Genius: The Great Theorems of Mathematics' by Dunham.

Books shelved as pure-mathematics: Calculus, Volume 1: One-Variable Calculus with an Introduction to Linear Algebra by Tom M. Apostol, Pure Mathematics. The book's authors have attempted to keep their work accessible by forgoing abstraction and technical nomenclature as much as possible and by making heavy use of concrete examples and illustrations.[2] Compared to the concise and factual coverage of mathematics in.

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Product Group: Book. Istextbook: Yes. A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear/5(). Paul Nahin has a number of accessible mathematics books written for non-mathematicians, the most famous being.

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At a more re­Brand: Springer-Verlag New York.You dont have to love math to enjoy a hand of cards, a night at the casino, or a puzzle.

But your pleasure and prowess at games, gambling, and other numerically related pursuits can be heightened with this entertaining volume, in which the authors offer a fascinating view of some of the lesser-known and more imaginative aspects of mathematics/5.