How Not To Be Wrong: The Hidden Maths of Everyday Life

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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERThe maths we learn in school can seem like an abstract set of rules, laid down by the ancients and not to be questioned. In fact, Jordan Ellenberg shows us, maths touches on everything we do, and a little mathematical knowledge reveals the hidden structures that lie beneath the world's messy and chaotic surface. In How Not to be Wrong, Ellenberg explores the mathematician's method of analyzing life, from the everyday to the cosmic, showing us which numbers to defend, which ones to ignore, and when ...

How Not to Be Wrong: The Hidden Maths of Everyday Life 2015, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780718196042

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How Not to Be Wrong: The Hidden Maths of Everyday Life 2014, Allen Lane, London

ISBN-13: 9781846146787

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