Beyond Numeracy: Ruminations of a Numbers Man

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Vintage Books, 1991 - Mathematics - 285 pages
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From the author of the national bestseller Innumeracy, a delightful exploration and explanation of mathematical concepts from algebra to zero in easily accessible alphabetical entries. " Paulos . . . does for mathematics what The Joy of Sex did for the boudoir. . . ." --Washington Post Book World. First time in paperback.

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BEYOND NUMERACY: The Ruminations of a Numbers Man

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Maybe there is a royal road to mathematics, after all. If so, Paulos is motoring on it in the driver's seat with this wide- ranging follow-up to his best-selling Innumeracy (1988). In the course of ... Read full review

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A Mathematical Accent
3
AlgebraSome Basic Principles
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Areas and Volumes 1
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