Get Smart: Maths

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Can you explain Fermat's Last Theorem? What is the shape of the Universe? And how do you add up to infinity? Challenge yourself with Get Smart: Maths and learn to think and talk like the world's greatest mathematical geniuses.

Taking you on a journey through the mathematical ideas that underpin our world - from imaginary numbers and Turing machines to chaos theory and mathematical paradoxes; from the search for primes and game theory to relativity and the arithmetic of altruism - Get Smart: Maths demystifies 50 key concepts and provides you with the tools to master the very biggest ideas.

Includes: imaginary numbers; the riemann hypothesis; mathematical paradoxes; chaos theory; code breaking; Gödel's incompleteness theorem; topology; the Poincaré conjecture; game theory; the maths of symmetry; calculus; Turing machines; fractals; the prisoner's dilemma; primes; knot theory; probability and statistics; the Monty Hall problem . . . and many more.

 

  • (Author)  Julia Collins
  • (Illustrated)  Yes
  • (Illustrator)  N/A
  • (Suggested age range)  N/A
  • (Series)  N/A
  • (ISBN)  9781786483355
  • (Publisher)  Quercus
  • (Printing date)  2018
  • (Format)  Hardback
  • (Dust jacket)  Yes
  • (Weight)  700g
  • (Size)  21 x 18 x 2.5 cm
  • (No. of pages)  224
  • (RRP)  £12.99
 

 

 

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