The Call of the Primes: Surprising Patterns, Peculiar Puzzles, and Other Marvels of Mathematics

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This sampler of entertaining mathematical diversions reveals the elegance and extraordinary usefulness of mathematics for readers who think they have no aptitude for the subject. If you like any kind of game at all, you ll enjoy the amazing mathematical puzzles and patterns presented here in straightforward terms that any layperson can understand. From magic squares and the mysterious qualities of prime numbers to Pythagorean triples, probability theory, the Fibonacci sequence, and more, the author shows that math can be ...

The Call of the Primes: Surprising Patterns, Peculiar Puzzles, and Other Marvels of Mathematics 2016, Prometheus Books

ISBN-13: 9781633881488

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