Mathematics for the imagination

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Mathematics for the imagination

Peter M. Higgins

Oxford University Press, 2002

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Includes index

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内容説明

Mathematics for the Imagination provides an accessible and entertaining investigation into mathematical problems in the world around us. From world navigation, family trees, and calendars to patterns, tessellations, and number tricks, this informative and fun new book helps you to understand the maths behind real-life questions and rediscover your arithmetical mind. This is a follow-up to the popular Mathematics for the Curious, Peter Higgins's first investigation into real-life mathematical problems. A highly involving book which encourages the reader to enter into the spirit of mathematical exploration.

目次

  • PREFACE
  • 1. World Travel
  • 2. The Travelling World
  • 3. The Geometric Picture
  • 4. The World of Archimedes
  • 5. Reflections and Curves
  • 6. Covering the World
  • 7. Possible and Impossible Constructions
  • 8. For Conoisseurs
  • FURTHER READING
  • INDEX

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詳細情報

  • NII書誌ID(NCID)
    BA64863747
  • ISBN
    • 0198604602
  • LCCN
    2003276417
  • 出版国コード
    uk
  • タイトル言語コード
    eng
  • 本文言語コード
    eng
  • 出版地
    Oxford ; New York
  • ページ数/冊数
    229 p.
  • 大きさ
    20 cm
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