The Resource The maths behind... : discover the mathematics of everyday events, Colin Beveridge

The maths behind... : discover the mathematics of everyday events, Colin Beveridge

Label
The maths behind... : discover the mathematics of everyday events
Title
The maths behind...
Title remainder
discover the mathematics of everyday events
Statement of responsibility
Colin Beveridge
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Have you ever wondered why traffic jams often turn out to have no cause when you get to the end of the queue? There's a mathematical explanation for that. Or ever considered whether some lotteries might be easier to win than others? There's a formula for that too. If you've ever been curious about the mathematical strings that hold our world together, then look no further than The Maths Behind.This intriguing and illuminating book takes a scientific view of your everyday world, and can give you the answers to all the niggling questions in your life, along with many you never even thought to ask. From the science behind roller coasters, to the maths behind how to consistently win at Monopoly (and become very unpopular with your family), this is a fascinating look at the mathematical forces that run beneath our everyday transactions
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Beveridge, Colin
Dewey number
510
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • charts
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics
Label
The maths behind... : discover the mathematics of everyday events, Colin Beveridge
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
192 pages
Isbn
9781844038985
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
colour illustrations, charts, colour maps
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The maths behind... : discover the mathematics of everyday events, Colin Beveridge
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
192 pages
Isbn
9781844038985
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
colour illustrations, charts, colour maps
Specific material designation
regular print

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