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A readable investigation of mathematical patterns in nature for students and general readers, illustrating early discoveries, the purpose of mathematics, and concepts in chaos theory with examples from the natural world such as flower petals, animal markings, weather systems, and sand dunes. Includes b&w diagrams.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 151-154) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780465072736
Subtitle:
(the unreal reality of mathematical imagination )
Author:
Stewart, Ian
Publisher:
BasicBooks
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Mathematics
Subject:
Popular works
Subject:
Mathematics -- Popular works.
Copyright:
Series:
Science Masters Series
Series Volume:
no. 315
Publication Date:
c1995
Binding:
Trade Cloth
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
x, 164 p.
Dimensions:
9.50x5.94x.75 in. .90 lbs.

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