The Magic of Mathematics

Discovering the Spell of Mathematics

$ 12.95

Out of stock

Notify me when the item is back in stock.

10% Off & Free Shipping
for CFAE & MysTech Members
Find Out About Becoming A Member

  • 14 days easy returns
  • International Shipping Available
Guaranteed Safe Checkout

The Magic of Mathematics: Discovering the Spell of Mathematics

Delves into the world of ideas, explores the spell mathematics casts on our lives, and helps you discover mathematics where you least expect it. Be spellbound by the mathematical designs found in nature. Learn how knots may untie the mysteries of life. Be mesmerized by the computer revolution. Discover how the hidden forces of mathematics -hold architectural structures together -connect your telephone calls -help airplanes get off the ground – solve the mysteries of the living cell. See how some artists use a mathematical palette in their works and how many writers draw upon the wealth of its ideas. Experience all this in The Magic of Mathematics.

About the Author

Theoni Pappas is passionate about mathematics. A native Californian, Pappas received her B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1966 and her M.A. from Stanford University in 1967. She taught high school and college mathematics for nearly two decades, then turned to writing a remarkable series of innovative books which reflect her commitment to demystifying mathematics and making the subject more approachable. Through her pithy, nonthreatening and easily comprehensible style, she breaks down mathematical prejudices and barriers to help one realize that mathematics is a dynamic world of fascinating ideas that can be easily accessible to the layperson.

Additional information

Weight 17 oz
Dimensions 5.5 × 0.8 × 8.5 in
Author

ISBN13

9780933174993

Published

June 2011

Format

Paperback

Pages

337

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “The Magic of Mathematics”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *