9781629971902-1629971901-Mind-Bending Math: Riddles and Paradoxes

Mind-Bending Math: Riddles and Paradoxes

ISBN-13: 9781629971902
ISBN-10: 1629971901
Publication date: 2016
Publisher: The Great Courses
Format: DVD
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ISBN-13: 9781629971902
ISBN-10: 1629971901
Publication date: 2016
Publisher: The Great Courses
Format: DVD

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Acknowledged author wrote Mind-Bending Math: Riddles and Paradoxes comprising pages back in 2016. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 1629971901 and 9781629971902. Since then Mind-Bending Math: Riddles and Paradoxes textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price or rent at the marketplace.

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Great math riddles and paradoxes have a long and illustrious history, serving as both tests and games for intellectual thinkers across the globe. Examined in the halls of academia and scrutinized by scholars, students, and amateurs alike, these riddles and paradoxes have brought frustration and joy to those seeking intellectual challenges. In addition, it's well known that brain exercises are as fundamental to staying sharp as body exercises are to staying fit. Stretching your mind to try to solve a good puzzle, even when the answer eludes you, can help improve your ability to focus. Now, in the 24 lectures of Mind-Bending Math: Riddles and Paradoxes, you'll explore the ageless riddles that have plagued even our greatest thinkers in history - confounding the philosophical, mathematical, and scientific minds grappling to solve them. You'll learn how to break down, examine, and solve these famous quandaries. From ancient Greek philosophers to noodling through an unusual enigma involving spaghetti, you'll cover a wide range of amazing - and in some cases history-changing - conundrums. When it comes to delving into topics such as bending space and time, and topological universes, you need a knowledgeable and captivating instructor, which you get in abundance with award-winning professor of mathematics David Kung. He infuses each lesson with fun tangents, stories, and real-life riddles, making this one of the most intriguing and entertaining math courses available. This mesmerizing course will have you contemplating everything from the enthralling paradox of paradoxes to the potential pitfalls when it comes to buying apples - using basic logic and math principles as the fundamental connector to solve exciting, mind-bending mysteries.

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