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The Penguin Book of Curious and Interesting Mathematics By D.G. Wells

The Penguin Book of Curious and Interesting Mathematics
by D.G. Wells

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A collection of strange mathematical facts and stories. This anthology covers a whole range of ages, maths and mathematicians, and includes probability paradoxes, jumbled Shakespearean sonnets, record-breaking monkeys and typewriters, and theories of big game hunting.
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The Penguin Book of Curious and Interesting Mathematics by D.G. Wells

A collection of strange mathematical facts and stories. This anthology covers a whole range of ages, maths and mathematicians, and includes probability paradoxes, jumbled Shakespearean sonnets, record-breaking monkeys and typewriters, and theories of big game hunting. Also featured are stories of people who looked for logical loopholes in the American Constitution, calmed their nerves with algebra or used sextants to measure the buttocks of Hottentot women.

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GOR001394884
The Penguin Book of Curious and Interesting Mathematics by D.G. Wells
D.G. Wells
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
1997-03-27
336
0140236031
9780140236033
N/A
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