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Humble Pi When Math Goes Wrong in the Real World

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ISBN-10: 0593084691

ISBN-13: 9780593084694

Edition: N/A

Authors: Matt Parker

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#1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER   AN ADAM SAVAGE BOOK CLUB PICK The book-length answer to anyone who ever put their hand up in math class and asked, "When am I ever going to use this in the real world?"  "Fun, informative, and relentlessly entertaining, Humble Pi is a charming and very readable guide to some of humanity's all-time greatest miscalculations--that also gives you permission to feel a little better about some of your own mistakes." --Ryan North, author of How to Invent Everything  Our whole world is built on math, from the code running a website to the equations enabling the design of skyscrapers and bridges. Most of the time this math works quietly behind the scenes . . . until…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 1/19/2021
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 5.51" wide x 8.26" long x 0.82" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English