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Life by the Numbers

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ISBN-10: 0471328227

ISBN-13: 9780471328223

Edition: 1998

Authors: Keith Devlin

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Written in a conversational style with no mathematical equations, this text explains the role of maths in areas such as movie special effects, sports, space exploration, ocean floor mapping and computer technologies.
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Book details

List price: $20.95
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Canada, Limited
Publication date: 3/17/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Acclaim for Life by the Numbers Not in many, many years have I seen a book as instructive and enlightening about the beauty of mathematics
Life by the Numbers is truly superb Sheer fun
A fascinating account of many of the ways in which mathematical ideas find application in the world around us Keith Devlin is to be congratulated for bringing these ideas so accessibly to the public."
This wondrous book reve