Alex Bellos, The Surreal McCoy, "The Grapes Of Math: How Life Reflects Numbers and Numbers Reflect Life"
English | ISBN: 1451640099 | 2014 | EPUB | 352 pages | 24 MB
From the bestselling author of Heres Looking at Euclid, a dazzling new book that turns even the most complex math into a brilliantly entertaining narrative.
From triangles, rotations and power laws, to cones, curves and the dreaded calculus, Alex takes you on a journey of mathematical discovery with his signature wit and limitless enthusiasm. He sifts through over 30,000 survey submissions to uncover the worlds favourite number, and meets a mathematician who looks for universes in his garage. He attends the World Mathematical Congress in India, and visits the engineer who designed the first roller-coaster loop.