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You are a mathematician : a wise and witty introduction to the joy of numbers

Author: D G Wells
Publisher: New York : Wiley, [1997?], ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A delightful foray into the world of mathematics that's easy on the brain.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wells, D.G. (David G.).
You are a mathematician.
New York : Wiley, [1997?], ©1995
(OCoLC)763177590
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: D G Wells
ISBN: 0471180777 9780471180777
OCLC Number: 224022856
Notes: Includes index.
"First published in 1995 by Penguin Books U.K."--Title page verso.
Description: viii, 424 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: The hidden world of triangles --
Numbers and patterns --
Mathematics as science --
The games of mathemetics --
Creating new mathematical games --
Perception and imagination --
Likeness and analogy --
Crertainty, proof and illumination --
Mathematics in science: searching for the truth --
Mathematics in science: approximate models --
The enjoyment of mathematics --
A minature world and a long journey --
A mathematical adventure.
Responsibility: David Wells.

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