How Long Is a Piece of String?: More Hidden Mathematics of Everyday Life

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Why do weather forecasters get it wrong? What are the best tactics for playing "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?" and "The Weakest Link" and what is the link between a tin of baked beans and a men's urinal? These and many other fascinating questions are answered in this entertaining, informative book. "How Long Is a Piece of String?" is for anyone wanting to remind themselves - or discover for the first time - that maths is relevant to almost everything we do.Discover the secrets behind some of the best con tricks, the hidden ...

How Long Is a Piece of String?: More Hidden Mathematics of Everyday Life 2005, Robson Books, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781861056252

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How Long is a Piece of String?: More Hidden Mathematics of Everyday Life 2002, Robson Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781861055057

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