The magic of math
Arthur Benjamin
Not in Library

Buy this book

Last edited by Clean Up Bot
July 19, 2019 | History
An edition of The magic of math (2015)

The magic of math

solving for x and figuring out why

  • 0 Ratings
  • 0 Want to read
  • 0 Currently reading
  • 0 Have read

This edition published in

Written in English

321 pages

"The Magic of Math is the math book you wish you had in school. Using a delightful assortment of examples--from ice cream scoops and poker hands to measuring mountains and making magic squares--this book empowers you to see the beauty, simplicity, and truly magical properties behind those formulas and equations that once left your head spinning. You'll learn the key ideas of classic areas of mathematics like arithmetic, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and calculus, but you'll also have fun fooling around with Fibonacci numbers, investigating infinity, and marveling over mathematical magic tricks that will make you look like a math genius!,"--Amazon.com.

Read more

Edition Availability
Cover of: The magic of math

Add another edition?

The magic of math First published in 2015



Work Description

"The Magic of Math is the math book you wish you had in school. Using a delightful assortment of examples--from ice cream scoops and poker hands to measuring mountains and making magic squares--this book empowers you to see the beauty, simplicity, and truly magical properties behind those formulas and equations that once left your head spinning. You'll learn the key ideas of classic areas of mathematics like arithmetic, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and calculus, but you'll also have fun fooling around with Fibonacci numbers, investigating infinity, and marveling over mathematical magic tricks that will make you look like a math genius!,"--Amazon.com.

Edition Description

"The Magic of Math is the math book you wish you had in school. Using a delightful assortment of examples--from ice cream scoops and poker hands to measuring mountains and making magic squares--this book empowers you to see the beauty, simplicity, and truly magical properties behind those formulas and equations that once left your head spinning. You'll learn the key ideas of classic areas of mathematics like arithmetic, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and calculus, but you'll also have fun fooling around with Fibonacci numbers, investigating infinity, and marveling over mathematical magic tricks that will make you look like a math genius!,"--Amazon.com.

Table of Contents

The magic of numbers
The magic of algebra
The magic of 9
The magic of counting
The magic of Fibonacci numbers
The magic of proofs
The magic of geometry
The magic of [symbol for pi]
The magic of trigonometry
The magic of i and e
The magic of calculus
The magic of infinity
Aftermath.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
510
Library of Congress
QA111 .B43 2015

The Physical Object

Pagination
321 pages
Number of pages
321

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL27188031M
ISBN 10
0465054722
ISBN 13
9780465054725
LC Control Number
2015936185
OCLC/WorldCat
900624150

Lists containing this Book

History

Download catalog record: RDF / JSON / OPDS | Wikipedia citation
July 19, 2019 Created by Clean Up Bot Imported from marc_openlibraries_sanfranciscopubliclibrary MARC record.