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The Maths Book

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Publication Date         5/9/2019
Publisher                   DK
Author                      Matt Parker
Format                      Hardcover
Pages                       352
ISBN                         9780241350362

Description

See how maths’ infinite mysteries and beauty unfold in this captivating educational book!

Discover more than 85 of the most important mathematical ideas, theorems, and proofs ever devised with this beautifully illustrated book. Get to know the great minds whose revolutionary discoveries changed our world today.

You don’t have to be a maths genius to follow along with this book! This brilliant book is packed with short, easy-to-grasp explanations, step-by-step diagrams, and witty illustrations that play with our ideas about numbers. What is an imaginary number? Can two parallel lines ever meet? How can maths help us predict the future? All will be revealed and explained in this encyclopedia of mathematics.

It’s as easy as 1, 2, and 3!

The Maths Book tells the exciting story of how mathematical thought advanced through history. This diverse and inclusive account will have something for everybody, including the maths behind world economies and espionage. This book charts the development of maths around the world. From ancient mathematical ideas and inventions, such as prehistoric tally bones through to the developments in mathematics during medieval and Renaissance Europe. Fast forward to today and gain insight into the recent rise of game and group theory.