THE PLEASURES OF COUNTING

THE PLEASURES OF COUNTING

By: Körner, T. W.

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Book Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. In this engaging and readable book, Dr. Körner describes a variety of lively topics that continue to intrigue professional mathematicians. The topics range from the design of anchors and the Battle of the Atlantic to the outbreak of cholera in Victorian Soho. The author uses relatively simple terms and ideas, yet explains difficulties and avoids condescension. If you are a mathematician who wants to explain to others how you spend your working days, then seek inspiration here. This book will appeal to everyone interested in the uses of mathematics.

Title: THE PLEASURES OF COUNTING

Author Name: Körner, T. W.

Categories: Mathematics,

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1996

ISBN Number: 0521568234

ISBN Number 13: 9780521568234

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: RWARE0000030387