Again the topic of infinity was iscussed and not even the brightest of mathematicians can grasp that idea Overall I give this a rating of four stars and would very much recommend it to anyone with an interest in mathematics or for people who hang around people who have an interest in mathematics and want to seem intellectual Very interesting but in my case not so surprisingly I love maths Some really nice material in there and very well presented I From Tree Dwellings To New Towns d like to give it five stars but I found a few things somewhat triggering in a highly enjoyable and inspiring miscellanyi Eastaway presents the fact that x 0 1 as a mathematical convention and hence misses the point that it makes sense The number system would not run anywhere near as smoothly with any other choice for the value of x 0ii A rounding error come oniii When talking about infinity the 1 11 11 11 series isiscussed and the fallacious argument showing that the value of the sum is 12 is presented However Eastaway makes the outrageous claim that there are mathematicians who believe 12 is the best answer lol. Odds are massively in your favour why tourist boards can't agree on where the centre of Britain is and how
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new for me to learn not all of which would be traditionally viewed as mathematics by the average laypersonfor me to learn not all of which would be traditionally viewed as mathematics by the average layperson found this book both fascinating and incredibly informative and I recommend it to anyone with the slightest interestI should warn you though some of the chapters will The Escape (Hendersons Boys, definitely make your brain hurt especially the chapter about infinity It was a very enjoyable book to read in my opinion The language was simple so the complex mathematics that wasiscussed was straightforward and easy to perceive As well as this Eastaway used everyday examples to broaden the understanding of the topics covered which would easily call for Lolo dinner conversations with the family if there is an awkward silence to get them into maths Some sections I felt Iid have to read over twice but then. A pair of socks Rob Eastaway shows how maths can emonstrate its secret beauties in even the most mundane of everyday objects Among the many fascinating curiosities in these pages secret beauties in even the most mundane of everyday objects Among the many fascinating curiosities in these pages will iscover the strange link between limericks and rabbits an apparently 'fair' coin game where the.