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Weird math : a teenage genius & his teacher reveal the strange connections between math & everyday life, David Darling & Agnijo Banerjee
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 Summary
 Everyone has stared at the crumpled page of a math assignment and wondered, where on Earth will I ever use this? It turns out, Earth is precisely the place. As teen math prodigy Agnijo Banerjee and his teacher David Darling reveal, complex math surrounds us. If we think long enough about the universe, we're left not with material stuff, but a ghostly and beautiful set of equations. Packed with puzzles and paradoxes, mindbending concepts, and surprising solutions, Weird Math leads us from a lyrical exploration of mathematics in our universe to profound questions about God, chance, and infinity. A magical introduction to the mysteries of math, it will entrance beginners and seasoned mathematicians alike
 Language
 eng
 Edition
 First edition.
 Extent
 xiii, 302 pages
 Contents

 The math behind the world
 How to see in 4D
 Chance is a fine thing
 Patterns at the brink of chaos
 Turing's fantastic machine
 Music of the spheres
 Prime mysteries
 Can chess be solved?
 What is and what should never be
 You can't get there from here
 The biggest number of them all
 Bend it, stretch it, any way you want to
 God, Göbel, and the search for proof
 Isbn
 9781541644786
 Label
 Weird math : a teenage genius & his teacher reveal the strange connections between math & everyday life
 Title
 Weird math
 Title remainder
 a teenage genius & his teacher reveal the strange connections between math & everyday life
 Statement of responsibility
 David Darling & Agnijo Banerjee
 Language
 eng
 Summary
 Everyone has stared at the crumpled page of a math assignment and wondered, where on Earth will I ever use this? It turns out, Earth is precisely the place. As teen math prodigy Agnijo Banerjee and his teacher David Darling reveal, complex math surrounds us. If we think long enough about the universe, we're left not with material stuff, but a ghostly and beautiful set of equations. Packed with puzzles and paradoxes, mindbending concepts, and surprising solutions, Weird Math leads us from a lyrical exploration of mathematics in our universe to profound questions about God, chance, and infinity. A magical introduction to the mysteries of math, it will entrance beginners and seasoned mathematicians alike
 Cataloging source
 DLC
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 Darling, David J
 Dewey number
 510
 Illustrations
 illustrations
 Index
 index present
 Literary form
 non fiction
 Nature of contents
 bibliography
 http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
 Banerjee, Agnijo
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 Mathematics
 Mathematics
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 Weird math : a teenage genius & his teacher reveal the strange connections between math & everyday life, David Darling & Agnijo Banerjee
 Bibliography note
 Includes bibliographical references and index
 Contents
 The math behind the world  How to see in 4D  Chance is a fine thing  Patterns at the brink of chaos  Turing's fantastic machine  Music of the spheres  Prime mysteries  Can chess be solved?  What is and what should never be  You can't get there from here  The biggest number of them all  Bend it, stretch it, any way you want to  God, Göbel, and the search for proof
 Control code
 on1000584317
 Dimensions
 22 cm.
 Edition
 First edition.
 Extent
 xiii, 302 pages
 Isbn
 9781541644786
 Lccn
 2018001764
 Other physical details
 illustrations
 System control number
 (OCoLC)1000584317
 Label
 Weird math : a teenage genius & his teacher reveal the strange connections between math & everyday life, David Darling & Agnijo Banerjee
 Bibliography note
 Includes bibliographical references and index
 Contents
 The math behind the world  How to see in 4D  Chance is a fine thing  Patterns at the brink of chaos  Turing's fantastic machine  Music of the spheres  Prime mysteries  Can chess be solved?  What is and what should never be  You can't get there from here  The biggest number of them all  Bend it, stretch it, any way you want to  God, Göbel, and the search for proof
 Control code
 on1000584317
 Dimensions
 22 cm.
 Edition
 First edition.
 Extent
 xiii, 302 pages
 Isbn
 9781541644786
 Lccn
 2018001764
 Other physical details
 illustrations
 System control number
 (OCoLC)1000584317
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