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In My Case Not Somy case not so I ove maths This is a well written and very entertaining book full of interesting facts and observations and with some challenging puzzles thrown in It s a great book to dip into and it contains some tricks that you could try out on family or friends It won t turn you into a mathematician but it might make you think An interesting and entertaining read which does give some Ah Aha a mathematician but it might make you think An interesting and entertaining read which does give some Ah Aha Haha of Maths as promised Eastaway doesn t get into detailed e plantations but even for a non mathematician Reinventing Collapse like me it s a bit frustrating always to have to take his word for it Some really nice material in there and very well presented I dike to give it five stars but I found a few things somewhat triggering in a highly enjoyable and inspiring miscellanyi Eastaway presents the fact that x 0 1 as a mathematical convention and hence misses the point that it makes sense The number system would not run anywhere near as smoothly with any other choice for the value of x 0ii A rounding error come oniii A pair of socks Rob Eastaway shows how maths can demonstrate its secret beauties in even the most mundane of everyday objects Among the many fascinating curiosities in these pages you will discover the strange What Story Are You Living? link betweenimericks and rabbits an apparently 'fair' coin game where the.
Rob Eastaway ↠ 8 CharactersHen talking about infinity the 1 11 11 11 series is discussed and the fallacious argument showing that the value of the sum is 12 is presented However Eastaway makes the outrageous claim that there are mathematicians who believe 12 is the best answer olnope I d definitely recommend this book so do not be put off although I very much enjoyed ranting about some rather minor points This book is full of interesting maths facts card tricks word problems and other fun facts and puzzles Every chapter had something new for me to Men in Arms learn not all of which would be traditionally viewed as mathematics by the averageayperson I found this book both fascinating by the average ayperson I found this book both fascinating
informative and recommend it to anyone with the slightest interestI should warn you though some of the chapters will definitely make your brain hurt especially the chapter about infinity Interesting enough well written and easy to read Although I recognised some of the popular maths material as topics I already knew there were enough surprises here for it to be worth interesting so far ight and easy style to make you think out of the box. Odds are massively in your favour why tourist boards can't agree on where the centre of Britain is and how simple paper folding can Crushed (Redemption lead to a Jurassic Park monster With plenty of ideas you'll want to test out for yourself this engaging and refreshingook at mathematics is for everyo. It was a very enjoyable book to read in my opinion The anguage was simple so the complex mathematics that was discussed was straightforward and easy to perceive As well as this Eastaway used everyday examples to broaden the understanding of the topics covered which would easily call for dinner conversations with the family "if there is an awkward silence to get them into maths " there is an awkward silence to get them into maths sections I felt I did have to read over twice but then again the topic of infinity was discussed and not even the brightest of mathematicians can grasp that idea Overall I give this a rating of four stars and would very much recommend it to anyone with an interest in mathematics or for people who hang around people who have an interest in mathematics and want to seem intellectual Who said mathematics couldn t be fun This book is very different from mathematics couldn t be fun This book is very different from I generally read but I really enjoyed it The authors show us how maths are everywhere in our daily Time for Trust lives and proceed with understandable and often funny explanations You don t need to be a math genius to get it and you doearn a The Middle Passage lot It wasn t gripping reading but there we. Do you gaze into your washing basket and wonder howong it'll take to find a pair of socks Behind this uestion is a world of maths that can be creative surprising and sometimes even beautiful Using playing cards a newspaper the back of an envelope a Sudoku some pennies and of course.incredibly informative and