The Joy of Mathematics: Discovering Mathematics All Around You

By Theoni Pappas

Part of the enjoyment of arithmetic is that it's everywhere-in cleaning soap bubbles, electrical energy, da Vinci's masterpieces, even in an ocean wave. Written by way of the well known arithmetic instructor advisor, this volume's number of over 2 hundred sincerely illustrated mathematical rules, techniques, puzzles, and video games exhibits the place they take place within the "real" global. you will find out what a googol is, stopover at lodge infinity, learn a thorny common sense challenge that was once stumping them again within the eighth century.

THE pleasure OF arithmetic is designed to be opened at random…it's mini essays are self-contained delivering the reader with an relaxing strategy to discover and adventure arithmetic at its best.

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