and All That has ratings and 25 reviews. David Acheson’s extraordinary little book makes mathematics accessible to everyone. From very simple be. and All That by David Acheson, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. David Acheson and differential equations (“What is the Secret of All Life?”). The title of and All That is a take-off on a famous book on the history of.
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Every short chapter is carefully c David Acheson’s extraordinary little book makes mathematics accessible to everyone. Hans-Erik rated it liked it Apr 21, The first few chapters have small proofs on simpler math and then builds up to more modern ideas and bigger ideas like chaos and i. Sep 01, Gavin Cooper rated it it was amazing.
Even now, I still regard this as one of the most devastatingly effective and illuminating proofs in the whole of mathematics. Sullo stesso argomento, mi sentirei di consigliare http: It would be suitable for secondary school students or so From very simple beginnings he takes us on a thrilling journey to some deep mathematical ideas.
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1089 and All That : A Journey into Mathematics
To ask other readers questions about and All Thatplease sign up. Very small, very short, packed with a ton of information. Refresh and try again. The Trouble with Algebra. There are few mathematicians who succeed in writing popular accounts of their craft without being superficial or condescending. The book is such an easy and entertaining read my non-mathematical family members agree Reviews Schrijf een review.
1089 and All That
It explains the theory and mathematical purpose behind a lot of otherwise inscrutable things in a very accessible way. From very simple beginnings he takes us on a thrilling journey to some deep mathematical ideas. At first sight, perhaps, this is “just” geometry. At Kobo, we try to ensure that xcheson reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information.
I remember finding this difficult to believe at the time; it seemed to me that moving the point C along the circumference would almost certainly change the angle ACBespecially as C moved closer and closer to B. A little book addressing some elementary information about mathematics. Haim rated it it was ok Apr 23, Vond je dit een nuttige review? Everyone can enjoy the book; no strong Mathematics background is required.
Want to Read saving…. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. These points, H and I, are called focal points. I bought the book after reading the few savid at the store. Item s unavailable for purchase.
Just did this with my 11 year old boy.
Jul 12, Sean rated it really liked it. R Parkin found a counter-example, four fifth powers that add up to a fifth power:. A little later on I had my first surprise in geometry. This davidd a quick read and a nice little book.
Every short chapter is carefully crafted to ensure that no one will get lost on the journey.
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Packed with puzzles and illustrated by world famous cartoonists, this is one of the most readable and imaginative books on mathematics ever written.