How to Build a Brain and 34 Other Really Interesting Uses of Mathematics

R 90.00  

Author: Richard Elwes
Publisher: Quercus Books (2011)
ISBN-10: 1849164800
ISBN-13: 9781849164801
Condition: Very Good. Light bumping to spine-ends and bottom corners of the boards. The dust jacket has creasing along the edges with a few small closed tears and light chipping at spine-ends and folds; There is a light stain to the DJ along the spine, largely only visible fromt he inside. Still an internally clean, well bound copy.
Binding: Hardcover with dust jacket
Pages: 223
Dimensions: 22.1 x 18.0 x 2.0 cm

Weight: 0.6 kg

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Is it possible to outrun a speeding bullet? How do you slow time? Can you be alive and dead at the same time? If you thought mathematics was all about measuring angles in a triangle or factorizing equations, think again. In a series of intriguing, entertaining and often extraordinary scenarios How to Build a Brain brings to life 35 key maths ideas in a way that anyone can understand.


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