Title | : | Beyond Infinity: An Expedition to the Outer Limits of Mathematics |
Edition Language | : | English |
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Format Type | : | Kindle Edition |
Number of Pages | : | 304 pages |
Popular maths writers have it much harder than authors of popular science books. Pretty well everyone loves science at junior school, even if they're put off it in their teens, so for science writers,...
Most people are on bad terms with math and I understand why the subject doesn't get much love. This author wants to change that. She covers cool concepts in the mathematics of infinity which is really...
This book was fascinating. I truly believe if I'd had a math teacher like Cheng I would have been fully engaged.I loved algebra growing up, and I have fond memories of a friend of my mom who used to p...
Ms. Cheng does a great job of explaining difficult math ideas to the non-mathematician, or to someone, like me, who did not take much math in high school or college. Most of the book involved the ques...
Interesting analogies to describe the meaning of infinity. I am interested in mathematics but does not have the knowledge of advance math. When the formulae are out, it gets mind boggling. I wished I ...
The premise of this book sounded interesting to me. Unfortunately the journey was not nearly as good as the promise. Eugenia Cheng obviously has a passion for mathematics but her enthusiasm cannot ove...