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Maths 1001 : Absolutely Everything That Matters in Mathematics  Paperback
Publisher :
Quercus Publishing Plc
Published Date : 2010/10
Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9781848660632
BookWeb Price : MYR 88.81 Kinokuniya Privilege Card member price : MYR 79.93 Availability Status : Available for order from suppliers. Usually dispatches within 3 weeks. 
Book Description
Maths 1001 provides clear and concise explanations of the most fascinating and fundamental mathematical concepts. Distilled into 1001 bitesized miniessays arranged thematically, this unique reference book moves steadily from the basics through to the most advanced of ideas, making it the ideal guide for novices and mathematics enthusiasts. Whether used as a handy reference, an informal selfstudy course or simply as a gratifying dipin, this book offers  in one volume  a world of mathematical knowledge for the general reader. Maths 1001 is an incredibly comprehensive guide, spanning all of the key mathematical fields including Numbers, Geometry, Algebra, Analysis, Discrete Mathematics, Logic and the Philosophy of Maths, Applied Mathematics, Statistics and Probability and Puzzles and Mathematical Games. From zero and infinity to relativity and Godel's proof that maths is incomplete, Dr Richard Elwes explains the key concepts of mathematics in the simplest language with a minimum of jargon.Along the way he reveals mathematical secrets such as how to count to 1023 using just 10 fingers and how to make an unbreakable code, as well as answering such questions as: Are imaginary numbers real? How can something be both true and false? Why is it impossible to draw an accurate map of the world? And how do you get your head round the mindbending Monty Hall problem? Extensive, enlightening and entertaining, this really is the only maths book anyone would ever need to buy.

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