Book description
Mathematics is beautifuland it can be fun and exciting as well as practical. Good Math is your guide to some of the most intriguing topics from two thousand years of mathematics: from Egyptian fractions to Turing machines; from the real meaning of numbers to proof trees, group symmetry, and mechanical computation. If you've ever wondered what lay beyond the proofs you struggled to complete in high school geometry, or what limits the capabilities of computer on your desk, this is the book for you.
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Good Math
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 Table of Contents
 Early praise for Good Math
 Preface
 Part 1: Numbers
 Part 2: Funny Numbers
 Part 3: Writing Numbers
 Part 4: Logic
 Part 5: Sets
 Part 6: Mechanical Math
 Bibliography
Product information
 Title: Good Math
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 Release date: July 2013
 Publisher(s): Pragmatic Bookshelf
 ISBN: 9781937785338
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