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The Magic of Math

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The world's greatest mental mathematical magician takes us on a spellbinding journey through the wonders of numbers (and more)
"Arthur Benjamin ... joyfully shows you how to make nature's numbers dance."—Bill Nye (the science guy)
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 revels in key mathematical fields including arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and calculus, plus Fibonacci numbers, infinity, and, of course, mathematical magic tricks. Known throughout the world as the "mathemagician," Arthur Benjamin mixes mathematics and magic to make the subject fun, attractive, and easy to understand for math fan and math-phobic alike.
"A positively joyful exploration of mathematics."
-Publishers Weekly, starred review
"Each [trick] is more dazzling than the last."
-Physics World


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Publisher: Basic Books

Kindle Book

  • ISBN: 9781541616004
  • Release date: September 8, 2015

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9781541616004
  • File size: 14210 KB
  • Release date: September 8, 2015

EPUB ebook

  • ISBN: 9781541616004
  • File size: 33556 KB
  • Release date: September 8, 2015

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English

The world's greatest mental mathematical magician takes us on a spellbinding journey through the wonders of numbers (and more)
"Arthur Benjamin ... joyfully shows you how to make nature's numbers dance."—Bill Nye (the science guy)
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 revels in key mathematical fields including arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and calculus, plus Fibonacci numbers, infinity, and, of course, mathematical magic tricks. Known throughout the world as the "mathemagician," Arthur Benjamin mixes mathematics and magic to make the subject fun, attractive, and easy to understand for math fan and math-phobic alike.
"A positively joyful exploration of mathematics."
-Publishers Weekly, starred review
"Each [trick] is more dazzling than the last."
-Physics World


Expand title description text
  • Details

    Publisher:
    Basic Books

    Kindle Book
    ISBN: 9781541616004
    Release date: September 8, 2015

    OverDrive Read
    ISBN: 9781541616004
    File size: 14210 KB
    Release date: September 8, 2015

    EPUB ebook
    ISBN: 9781541616004
    File size: 33556 KB
    Release date: September 8, 2015

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  • Formats
    Kindle Book
    OverDrive Read
    EPUB ebook
  • Languages
    English
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