Mathematical Journeys

Mathematical Journeys

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A colorful tour through the intriguing world of mathematics Take a grand tour of the best of modern math, its most elegant solutions, most clever discoveries, most mind-bending propositions, and most impressive personalities. Writing with a light touch while showing the real mathematics, author Peter Schumer introduces you to the history of mathematics, number theory, combinatorics, geometry, graph theory, and qrecreational mathematics.q Requiring only high school math and a healthy curiosity, Mathematical Journeys helps you explore all those aspects of math that mathematicians themselves find most delightful. Youa€™ll discover brilliant, sometimes quirky and humorous tidbits like how to compute the digits of pi, the Josephus problem, mathematical amusements such as Nim and Wythoffa€™s game, pizza slicing, and clever twists on rolling dice.There are few pleasures as delicious and yet enduring as a really good mathematical problem. ... He helped develop measure theory and wrote the first papers on game theory as well. ... Even more famous were the mathematical meetings years later at the Szkocka Cafeaquot;. commonly known as the Scottish Cafes in Lvovanbsp;...

Title:Mathematical Journeys
Author: Peter D. Schumer
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2004-02-11

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