A Passion for Mathematics Numbers Puzzles Madness Religion and the uest for Reality E–book/E–pub

  • Paperback
  • 394
  • A Passion for Mathematics Numbers Puzzles Madness Religion and the uest for Reality
  • Clifford A. Pickover
  • English
  • 14 September 2019
  • 9780471690986

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read & download Ü PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook â Clifford A. Pickover Clifford A. Pickover â 0 download A Passion for Mathematics Numbers Puzzles Madness Religion and the uest for Reality review ✓ 100 Into a delightfully compelling collection that is sure to please math buffs students and experienced mathematicians alike In each chapter Clifford Pickover provides factoids anecdotes definitions uotations and captivating challenges th. Truly marvelous book full of fascinating mathematical facts stories puzzles and Pickover s inimitable wit There are chapters dedicated to subjects such as interesting numbers and number seuences the concept of infinity probability and beauty The author is particularly fascinated with the connection between religion and mathematics which is an important recurring theme throughout the book Aside from Pickover s tendency to name characters in her puzzles Bill and Monica a minor character named Donald Trumpet also appears with some regularity there is hardly anything even slightly negative about the book I read it during the coronavirus pandemic of 2020 and it was a great diversion from the glum reality of the world at the time I am sure I will be taking it off the shelf and keep working on one of the puzzles for many years to come Highly recommended to anyone interested in mathematics

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read & download Ü PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook â Clifford A. Pickover Clifford A. Pickover â 0 download A Passion for Mathematics Numbers Puzzles Madness Religion and the uest for Reality review ✓ 100 A Passion for Mathematics is an educational entertaining trip through the curiosities of the math world blending an eclectic mix of history biography philosophy number theory geometry probability huge numbers and mind bending problems. This book has a lot of math history and puzzles broken into delightful short chunks Great browsing

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read & download Ü PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook â Clifford A. Pickover Clifford A. Pickover â 0 download A Passion for Mathematics Numbers Puzzles Madness Religion and the uest for Reality review ✓ 100 At range from fun uirky puzzles to insanely difficult problems Readers will encounter mad mathematicians strange number seuences obstinate numbers curious constants magic suares fractal geese monkeys typing Hamlet infinity and much muc. Some of it went over my head but I learned a lot of interesting concepts to contemplate It s books like these that make me wish that math classes in public schools could be taught creatively and holistically His book testifies to the fact that mathematical concepts become discovered not through cold hearted pragmatism and materialisticlinear causation but through the sheer joy of building patterns and seeing how it all connects