Bridges to infinity: the human side of mathematics

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J.P. Tarcher, 1985 - Mathematics - 204 pages
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Explains important mathematical concepts, such as probability and statistics, set theory, paradoxes, symmetries, dimensions, game theory, randomness, and irrational numbers

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User Review  - dangraves - LibraryThing

To a mathematician this book may not be thrilling, may even seem mistaken in places, but as a layman with just enough math to pass first semester calculus, I found this book exciting and have read it ... Read full review

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I don't know how a layman would come to appreciate abstract mathematical ideas by reading these essays, but for those more familiar with math, such as myself, the characterizations seem a bit awkward ... Read full review

Contents

BETWEEN CHECKERS AND CHESS
7
A CERTAIN TREASURE
11
IRRATIONAL THINKING
31
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