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That's Maths: The Mathematical Magic in Everyday Life

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Description for That's Maths: The Mathematical Magic in Everyday Life Hardcover. An eclectic and humorous collection of 100 articles on the strange and unexpected ways mathematics shapes the world around us. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: PB; PDZM; WHX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 140 x 208 x 34. Weight in Grams: 484.
From atom bombs to rebounding slinkies, open your eyes to the mathematical magic in the everyday. Mathematics isn't just for academics and scientists, a fact meteorologist and blogger Peter Lynch has spent the past several years proving through his Irish Times newspaper column and blog, That's Maths. Here, he shows how maths is all around us, with chapters on the beautiful equations behind designing a good concert venue, predicting the stock market and modelling the atom bomb, as well as playful meditations on everything from ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Gill Books
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
Number of Pages
288
Place of Publication
Dublin, Ireland
ISBN
9780717169559
SKU
V9780717169559
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About Lynch, Peter
Peter Lynch is Emeritus Professor of Meteorology at University College Dublin and a maths fanatic. In his retirement Peter continues his research in dynamical meteorology and expounds the awesome wonders of maths in his blog, That's Maths, with a fortnightly column of the same name for The Irish Times.

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