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Descripción de editorial

Knowing that the most exciting math is not taught 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 Stewart's legendary cabinet.
Inside, you will find hidden gems of logic, geometry, and probability-like how to extract a cherry from a cocktail glass (harder than you think), a pop-up dodecahedron, and the real reason why you can't divide anything by zero. Scattered among these are keys to Fermat's last theorem, the Poincaréonjecture, chaos theory, and the P=NP problem (you'll win a million dollars if you solve it). You never know what enigmas you'll find in the Stewart cabinet, but they're sure to be clever, mind-expanding, and delightfully fun.

GÉNERO
Ciencia y naturaleza
PUBLICADO
2009
enero 6
LENGUAJE
EN
Inglés
EXTENSIÓN
320
Páginas
EDITORIAL
Basic Books
VENDEDOR
HACHETTE BOOK GROUP, INC.
TAMAÑO
10.9
MB

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