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A Mathematician Reads the Newspaper - a book by Paulos, John Allen

A Mathematician Reads the Newspaper

A Mathematician Reads the Newspaper( )
Author: Paulos, John Allen
ISBN:978-0-465-05067-3
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Basic Books
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $14.99
Book Description:

In this lively volume, mathematician John Allen Paulos employs his singular wit to guide us through an unlikely mathematical jungle--the pages of the daily newspaper. From the Senate and sex to celebrities and cults, Paulos takes stories that may not seem to involve math at all and demonstrates how mathematical naïveté can put readers at a distinct disadvantage. Whether he’s using chaos theory to puncture economic and environmental predictions, applying logic to clarify the...
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Pages:240
Detailed Subjects: Mathematics / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.25 Inches

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