A Teenage Genius & His Teacher Reveal the Strange Connections Between Math & Everyday LifeBook - 2018
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, mind-bending 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.
Publisher: New York, NY :, Basic Books, Hachette Book Group,, 2018
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2018
Characteristics: xiii, 302 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm