9780521568234-0521568234-The Pleasures of Counting

The Pleasures of Counting

ISBN-13: 9780521568234
ISBN-10: 0521568234
Edition: 1
Author: Körner, T. W.
Publication date: 1996
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Format: Paperback 546 pages
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ISBN-13: 9780521568234
ISBN-10: 0521568234
Edition: 1
Author: Körner, T. W.
Publication date: 1996
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Format: Paperback 546 pages

Summary

Acknowledged authors Körner, T. W. wrote The Pleasures of Counting comprising 546 pages back in 1996. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 0521568234 and 9780521568234. Since then The Pleasures of Counting textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price or rent at the marketplace.

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In this engaging and readable book, Dr. Körner describes a variety of lively topics that continue to intrigue professional mathematicians. The topics range from the design of anchors and the Battle of the Atlantic to the outbreak of cholera in Victorian Soho. The author uses relatively simple terms and ideas, yet explains difficulties and avoids condescension. If you are a mathematician who wants to explain to others how you spend your working days, then seek inspiration here. This book will appeal to everyone interested in the uses of mathematics.

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