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Mathematics and sex may make odd bedfellows, but this fun, flirty look at the relationship between the two subjects shows that they are closely related. Revealing the ways in which math can help unlock the secrets of love, lust, and life's search for the ideal partner, this intriguing text covers topics such as dating services, dating as game theory, the mathematical logic of affairs, and the numbers behind orgasms. Math's answers to love's burning questions How much should one compromise in a relationship? Exactly what is it that is attractive in a lover? How many partners should one have before settling down? and What makes the infamous biological clock tick? are also revealed.

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This sexy book offers a flirty look at how math can reveal the patterns behind love, attraction, and getting it on.

About the Author

Clio Cresswell is a mathematician, writer, and media personality. She is a visiting fellow at the school of mathematics at the University of New South Wales, Australia.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781741141597
Author:
Cresswell, Clio
Publisher:
Allen & Unwin Academic
Subject:
Love & Romance
Subject:
Game Theory
Subject:
Self-Help/Relationships
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20040931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
8 x 5.5 x 0.5 in 0.63 lb

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