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Professor Stewarts Cabinet of Mathematical Curiosities by Ian Stewart 0465013023 9780465013029
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Professor Stewarts Cabinet of Mathematical Curiosities by Ian Stewart

Knowing that the most exciting math isnottaught in school, Professor Ian Stewart has spent years filling his cabinet with intriguing mathematical games, puzzles, stories, and factoids intended for the adventurous mind. This book reveals the most exhilarating oddities from Professor Stewarts legendary cabinet.Inside, you will find hidden gems of logic, geometry, and probabilitylike how to extract a cherry from a cocktail glass (harder than you think), a pop-up dodecahedron, and the real reason why you cant divide anything by zero. Scattered among these are keys to Fermats last theorem, the Poincar conjecture, chaos theory, and the P=NP problem (youll win a million dollars if you solve it). You never know what enigmas youll find in the Stewart cabinet, but theyre sure to be clever, mind-expanding, and delightfully fun.

Author: Ian Stewart

Language: English

Edition: Later Printing

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 320

Publisher: Basic Books

Publication Date: 2009-01-06

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ISBN: 0465013023


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