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Mathematics galore! : Masterclasses, workshops, and team projects in mathematics and its applications

Author: C J Budd; C J Sangwin
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"An introduction to the world of math, these workshops will enthuse and inspire young students, their parents and teachers with the joy and excitement of modern mathematics. Each chapter fits novel mathematical ideas directly into real life using as examples mazes, codes, sundials, magic, castles and slide rules. Every chapter contains a description of the mathematics, its applications and problem sheets with their  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: C J Budd; C J Sangwin
ISBN: 0198507690 9780198507697 0198507704 9780198507703
OCLC Number: 45375755
Description: viii, 254 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Amazing mazes --
2. Dancing with mathematics --
3. Sundials : how to tell the time without a digital watch --
4. Magical mathematics --
5. Castles : mathematics in defence and attack --
6. How to be a spy : the mathematics of codes and ciphers --
7. What's in a name --
8. Doing the sums.
Responsibility: C.J. Budd, C.J. Sangwin.
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Suitable for young people from age thirteen upwards, this book is a series of self-contained workshops in mathematics. Each chapter describes how novel mathematical ideas relate to real life, and  Read more...

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