This is a book of entertaining problems that can be solved through the use of algebra, problems with intriguing plots to excite the readers curiosity, amusing excursions into the history of mathematics, unexpected uses that algebra is put to in everyday affairs, and more. Algebra For Fun has brought hundreds of thousands of students into the fold of mathematics and its wonders. It is written in the form of lively sketches that discuss the multifarious and exciting applications of algebra to the world about us. Situations considered are quite diversified and range from a motley collection of conundrums and mathematical stunts to useful practical problems on counting and measuring.
Pub Date: 05/2013
Size: 9.02h x 5.98w x 0.46d