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Genre/Form: | Miscellanea |
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Document Type: | Book |

All Authors / Contributors: |
Richard Elwes |

ISBN: | 9781849164801 1849164800 |

OCLC Number: | 701021197 |

Notes: | Includes index. |

Description: | 223 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm |

Contents: | Introduction. How to solve every equation there has ever been. How to become a celebrity mathematician. How to square a circle. How to win the ultimate mathematics prize. How to slay a mathematical monster. How to excel at Sudoku. How to unleash chaos. How to survive a whirlpool. How to make a million on the stock market. How to outrun a speeding bullet. How to solve the Da Vinci code. How to admire a mathematical masterpiece. How to count like a supercomputer. How to visit a hundred cities in one day. How to arrange the perfect dinner party. How to paint the world in four colours. How to be alive and dead at the same time. How to draw an impossible triangle. How to unknot your DNA. How to find all the holes in the universe. How to feel at home in five dimensions. How to design the perfect pattern. How to build the perfect beehive. How to count to infinity. How to build a brain. How to bring down the internet. How to ask an unanswerable question. How to detect fraud. How to create an unbreakable code. How to avoid prison. How to mislead a jury. How to slow time. How to win at roulette. How to have beautiful children. How to talk to a computer. Glossary. Index. |

Responsibility: | Richard Elwes. |

### Abstract:

35 maths things you really wanted to know the answers for - but were too afraid to ask.
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