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The Resource Beautiful, simple, exact, crazy : mathematics in the real world, Apoorva Khare and Anna Lachowska, (electronic resource)

Beautiful, simple, exact, crazy : mathematics in the real world, Apoorva Khare and Anna Lachowska, (electronic resource)

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Beautiful, simple, exact, crazy : mathematics in the real world
Title
Beautiful, simple, exact, crazy
Title remainder
mathematics in the real world
Statement of responsibility
Apoorva Khare and Anna Lachowska
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "In this vibrant work, which is ideal for teaching and learning, Apoorva Khare and Anna Lachowska explain the mathematics essential for understanding and appreciating our quantitative world. They show with examples that mathematics is a key tool in the creation and appreciation of art, music, and literature, not just science and technology. The book covers basic mathematical topics from logarithms to statistics, but the authors eschew mundane finance and probability problems. Instead, they explain how modular arithmetic helps keep our online transactions safe, how logarithms justify the twelve-tone scale commonly used in music, and how deep space probe transmissions are similar to medieval knights. Ideal for undergraduate coursework in introductory mathematics and requiring no knowledge of calculus, Khare and Lachowska's enlightening mathematics tour will appeal to a wide audience." --
  • "In this vibrant work, which is ideal for teaching and learning, Apoorva Khare and Anna Lachowska explain the mathematics essential for understanding and appreciating our quantitative world. They show with examples that mathematics is a key tool in the creation and appreciation of art, music, and literature, not just science and technology. The book covers basic mathematical topics from logarithms to statistics, but the authors eschew mundane finance and probability problems. Instead, they explain how modular arithmetic helps keep our online transactions safe, how logarithms justify the twelve-tone scale commonly used in music, and how deep space probe transmissions are similar to medieval knights. Ideal for undergraduate coursework in introductory mathematics and requiring no knowledge of calculus, Khare and Lachowska's enlightening mathematics tour will appeal to a wide audience." --
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  • Back cover.
  • Back cover.
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Khare, Apoorva
Dewey number
510
LC call number
QA11.2
LC item number
.K53 2015
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Lachowska, Anna
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  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics
Label
Beautiful, simple, exact, crazy : mathematics in the real world, Apoorva Khare and Anna Lachowska, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
OCM1bookssj0001561386
Dimensions
24 cm
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unknown
Extent
xv, 459 pages
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Isbn
9780300190892
Lccn
2015935012
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0001561386
Label
Beautiful, simple, exact, crazy : mathematics in the real world, Apoorva Khare and Anna Lachowska, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
OCM1bookssj0001561386
Dimensions
24 cm
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xv, 459 pages
Governing access note
License restrictions may limit access
Isbn
9780300190892
Lccn
2015935012
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0001561386

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