A math book for " non-math" people, this book--based on a popular course at Harvard University--communicates to readers some idea of the mathematical view of world, and what attracts people to math in the first place. It uses a sense of humor and lighthearted tone to give learners a positive, enjoyable experience of thinking in math, and an understanding of the increasingly important role that science and technology play in our lives. A four-part format presents readers with a fundamental introduction, shows how they can ...

The Magic of Numbers 2003, Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780131777217