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Mathematical Amazements and Surprises: Fascinating Figures and Noteworthy Numbers

Mathematical Amazements and Surprises: Fascinating Figures and Noteworthy Numbers

by Alfred S. Posamentier, Ingmar Lehmann

Editorial: Prometheus Books
ISBN: 9781591027232
Número de páginas: 375
Formatos: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
Tamaño de archivo: 10 Mb
Fecha de publicación: 2020-11-29
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Afterword by Herbert A. Hauptman, Nobel Laureate What are the odds of finding two people who share the same birth date in a room of thirty-five? Most people would guess they're pretty low. In actuality, the probability is better than 80 percent. This is just one of many entertaining examples of mathematical curiosities presented in Mathematical Amazements and Surprises. If you've been waiting for a book that will evoke the delight and intrigue that mathematics has to offer, this ...