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The magic of math
solving for x and figuring out why
by Arthur Benjamin
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"The Magic of Math is the math book you wish you had in school. Using a delightful assortment of examplesfrom ice cream scoops and poker hands to measuring mountains and making magic squaresthis 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.
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Mathematics, Study and teaching
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The magic of math — First published in 2015
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Mathematics, Study and teachingWork Description
"The Magic of Math is the math book you wish you had in school. Using a delightful assortment of examplesfrom ice cream scoops and poker hands to measuring mountains and making magic squaresthis 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 examplesfrom ice cream scoops and poker hands to measuring mountains and making magic squaresthis 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.
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July 19, 2019  Created by Clean Up Bot  Imported from marc_openlibraries_sanfranciscopubliclibrary MARC record. 