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1089 and All That: A Journey into Mathematics By David Acheson

1089 and All That: A Journey into Mathematics
by David Acheson

Pure mathematical gold, this insightful book by established author David Acheson makes mathematics accessible to everyone. The entertaining journey through the subject includes some fascinating puzzles and is accompanied by numerous illustrations and sketches by world famous cartoonists.

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1089 and All That: A Journey into Mathematics Summary


David Acheson's extraordinary little book makes mathematics accessible to everyone. From very simple beginnings he takes us on a thrilling journey to some deep mathematical ideas. On the way, via Kepler and Newton, he explains what calculus really means, gives a brief history of pi, and even takes us to chaos theory and imaginary numbers. Every short chapter is carefully crafted to ensure that no one will get lost on the journey. Packed with puzzles and illustrated by world famous cartoonists, this is one of the most readable and imaginative books on mathematics ever written.

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GOR002785838
1089 and All That: A Journey into Mathematics
David Acheson
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press
2010-10-21
184
0199590028
9780199590025
N/A
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