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Math Trek: Adventures in the Math Zone

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There ?s a new amusement park in town. Come on in?and find out all the exciting ways you can have fun with math in everyday life. Wander through the fractal forest, take a ride on the M?obius-strip roller coaster, and get dizzy learning about how math makes the Tilt-A-Whirl possible. The more activities you try, the more you?ll learn how cool it can be to see the world through the eyes of a mathematician.

Once you?ve sampled some of the interesting and unique projects in Math Trek, from untangling unknots to winning games with weird dice to figuring out secret codes, you?ll see that every trip to the MathZone is an exciting adventure!

Synopsis:

There s a new amusement park in town. Come on in and find out all the exciting ways you can have fun with math in everyday life. Wander through the fractal forest, take a ride on the M?obius-strip roller coaster, and get dizzy learning about how math makes the Tilt-A-Whirl possible. The more activities you try, the more you ll learn how cool it can be to see the world through the eyes of a mathematician.

Once you ve sampled some of the interesting and unique projects in Math Trek, from untangling unknots to winning games with weird dice to figuring out secret codes, you ll see that every trip to the MathZone is an exciting adventure!

Synopsis:

Once youve sampled some of the interesting and unique projects in Math Trek, from untangling unknots to winning games with weird dice to figuring out secret codes, youll see that every trip to the MathZone is an exciting adventure

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 109-111) and index.

About the Author

IVARS PETERSON is an award-winning mathematics writer known for his popular books The Jungles of Randomness, The Mathematical Tourist, and Islands of Truth. He also writes about mathematics for Science News and Muse magazines.

NANCY HENDERSON is a freelance writer and editor whose articles have appeared in New Scientist, Science and Children, U.S. News & World Report, the Washington Post, and many other publications.

Table of Contents

Do Knot Enter.

The MapZone.

The Crazy Roller Coaster.

Mersenne's Fun House.

The Fractal Pond Race.

Tilt-A-Whirl Madness.

Luck on the Boredwalk.

The Code-Locked Door.

The Wild Game Hall.

Way Out!

Answers.

Glossary.

Further Readings.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780471315704
Author:
Peterson, Ivars
Author:
Henderson, Nancy
Author:
Peterson, P. L.
Publisher:
Jossey-Bass
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Mathematics
Subject:
Problems, exercises, etc.
Subject:
Mathematical recreations
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Mathematics
Subject:
Mathematics - Games & Recreations
Subject:
General
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-Math
Subject:
Childrens Science
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Volume:
105-30
Publication Date:
October 1999
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Children/juvenile
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
7.00x9.99x.27 in. .52 lbs.
Age Level:
10-14

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"Synopsis" by , There s a new amusement park in town. Come on in and find out all the exciting ways you can have fun with math in everyday life. Wander through the fractal forest, take a ride on the M?obius-strip roller coaster, and get dizzy learning about how math makes the Tilt-A-Whirl possible. The more activities you try, the more you ll learn how cool it can be to see the world through the eyes of a mathematician.

Once you ve sampled some of the interesting and unique projects in Math Trek, from untangling unknots to winning games with weird dice to figuring out secret codes, you ll see that every trip to the MathZone is an exciting adventure!

"Synopsis" by , Once youve sampled some of the interesting and unique projects in Math Trek, from untangling unknots to winning games with weird dice to figuring out secret codes, youll see that every trip to the MathZone is an exciting adventure
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