The Joy of X

A Guided Tour of Math, from One to Infinity
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Author(s): Steven Strogatz
Genre: Science
Original Publish Date: Jul 30, 2019
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (6.15 hours)
Product Number: Z100151537
Released: Jul 30, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781515936473
Narrator/s: Jonathan Yen
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
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Description

Many people take math in high school and promptly forget much of it. But math plays a part in all of our lives all of the time, whether we know it or not. In The Joy of x, Steven Strogatz expands on his hit New York Times series to explain the big ideas of math gently and clearly, with wit, and insight. Whether he is illuminating how often you should flip your mattress to get the maximum lifespan from it, explaining just how Google searches the internet, or determining how many people you should date before settling down, Strogatz shows how math connects to every aspect of life. Discussing pop culture, medicine, law, philosophy, art, and business, Strogatz is the math teacher you wish you'd had. Whether you aced integral calculus or aren't sure what an integer is, you'll find profound wisdom and persistent delight in The Joy of x.

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Author(s): Steven Strogatz
Genre: Science, History
Product Number EB00032047
Released: Oct 02, 2012
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780547517667

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