Mathematics for the imagination

Peter M. Higgins

Mathematics for the Imagination provides an accessible and entertaining investigation into mathematical problems in the world around us. From world navigation, family trees, and calendars to patterns, tessellations, and number tricks, this informative and fun new book helps you to understand the maths behind real-life questions and rediscover your arithmetical mind. This is a follow-up to the popular Mathematics for the Curious, Peter Higgins's first investigation into real-life mathematical problems. A highly involving book which encourages the reader to enter into the spirit of mathematical exploration.

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[目次]

  • PREFACE
  • 1. World Travel
  • 2. The Travelling World
  • 3. The Geometric Picture
  • 4. The World of Archimedes
  • 5. Reflections and Curves
  • 6. Covering the World
  • 7. Possible and Impossible Constructions
  • 8. For Conoisseurs
  • FURTHER READING
  • INDEX

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書名 Mathematics for the imagination
著作者等 Higgins, Peter M
出版元 Oxford University Press
刊行年月 2002
ページ数 229 p.
大きさ 20 cm
ISBN 0198604602
NCID BA64863747
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言語 英語
出版国 イギリス
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