QED Beauty in Mathematical Proof PDF ePub eBook

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QED Beauty in Mathematical Proof free pdf Q.E.D. presents some of the most famous mathematical proofs in a charming book that will appeal to nonmathematicians and math experts alike. Grasp in an instant why Pythagoras's theorem must be correct. Follow the ancient Chinese proof of the volume formula for the frustrating frustum, and Archimedes' method for finding the volume of a sphere. Discover the secrets of pi and why, contrary to popular belief, squaring the circle really is possible. Study the subtle art of mathematical domino tumbling, and find out how slicing cones helped save a city and put a man on the moon.

About Burkard Polster

Burkard Polster is a mathematician at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. His previous books include "The Mathematics of Juggling" and "The Geometrical Picture Book."

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Author : Burkard Polster
Publisher : Walker
Data Published : 11 November 2011
ISBN : 0802714315
EAN : 9780802714312
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 58 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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