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Things to make and do in the fourth dimension

Author: Matt Parker, (Mathematician)
Publisher: London : Penguin Books, 2015. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The complete guide to exploring the fascinating world of maths you were never told about at school. Stand-up comedian and mathematician Matt Parker uses bizarre Klein Bottles, unimaginably small pizza slices, knots no one can untie and computers built from dominoes to reveal some of the most exotic and fascinating ideas in mathematics. Starting with simple numbers and algebra, this book goes on to deal with  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Puzzles and games
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matt Parker, (Mathematician)
ISBN: 9780141975863 0141975865
OCLC Number: 921327231
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 465 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Matt Parker.

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A guide to exploring the world of maths. Starting with simple numbers and algebra, it goes on to deal with inconceivably big numbers in more dimensions than you ever knew existed.  Read more...

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An unusual, in-depth but highly accessible popular-maths book by a member of the London Mathematical Society who also has a sideline in stand-up comedy -- Books of the Year * Economist * Matt Parker Read more...

 
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