50 Math Ideas You Really Need to Know
In a series of 50 accessible essays, Tony Crilly explains and introduces the mathematical laws and principles-ancient and modern, theoretical and practical, everyday and esoteric-that allow us to understand the world around us.
From Pascal's triangle to money management, ideas of relativity to the very real uses of imaginary numbers, 50 Math Ideas is a complete introduction to the most important mathematical concepts in history.
About the Author
Tony Crilly is Reader in Mathematical Sciences at Middlesex University, having previously taught at the University of Michigan, the City University in Hong Kong, and the Open University. His principal research interest is the history of mathematics, and he has written and edited many works on fractals, chaos and computing. He is the author of the acclaimed biography of the English mathematician Arthur Cayley.
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