Go Figure!: Using Math to Answer Everyday Imponderables

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Contemporary Books, 1998 - Mathematics - 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. Copyright Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.

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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


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Brookhart is an award-winning engineer

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