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50 Mathematical Ideas You Really Need to Know

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Beginning with zero itself and concluding with the last great unsolved problem, this book introduces the origins of mathematics from Egyptian fractions to Roman numerals; explains the near mystical significance of pi and primes, Fibonacci numbers and the golden ratio; tells you the things they didnt at school – what calculus, statistics and algebra can actually do, and the very real uses of imaginary numbers; illuminates the big ideas of relativity, chaos theory, fractals, genetics and hyperspace; reveals the unspoken reasoning behind Sudoku and code cracking, lotteries and gambling, money management and compound interest; and explores the latest mind shattering developments, including the solving of Fermats last theorem and the million dollar question of the Riemann hypothesis.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781847241474
Author:
Crilly, Tony
Publisher:
Book Sales, Inc.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Mathematics - General
Subject:
Reference
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
50 ideas
Publication Date:
20090917
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
8.19 x 7 x 0.75 in 1.19 lb

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