Go Figure!

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Contemporary Books, Jan 11, 1999 - Reference - 144 pages
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This engaging collection of math-related anecdotes, puzzles, and formulas will intrigue people who enjoy figuring things out, solving puzzles, or predicting the future. Includes appendixes of basic math concepts for those who are a little rusty on their math.

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Go figure!: using math to answer everyday imponderables

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This book, which was written by an engineer, might have been more appropriately subtitled, "Now that I have a scientific calculator, what do I do with it?" There is little here in the way of proof but ... Read full review

Contents

How Far Can You See? How Far Is the Horizon
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One Formula Simplifies It All
8
Looking for a Date? Carbon Dating
14
Copyright

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Brookhart is an award-winning engineer

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