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A Guided Tour Of Mathematics, From One To Infinity
A Guided Tour of Mathematics, from One to Infinity. Maths is everywhere, often where we least expect it. Professor Steven Strogatz acts as out guide as he takes us on a tour of numbers that - unbeknownst to the most of us - form a fascinating and integral part of our everyday lives. In this book he explains the great ideas of maths - from negative numbers to calculus, fat tails to infinity - and shows how they connect to everything from popular culture and philosophy to current affairs and business practice. He is the maths teacher you never had and this book is perfect for the smart and curious, the expert and the beginner.