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FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Explores various mathematical concepts; such as knots, fractals, secret codes, and chaos theory, and relates them to everyday life.
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Take the ride of your life in the MathZone!
There's a new amusement park in town. Come on in–and find out all the exciting ways you can have fun with math in everyday life. Wander through the fractal forest, take a ride on the Möbius-strip roller coaster, and get dizzy learning about how math makes the Tilt-A-Whirl possible. The more activities you try, the more you'll learn how cool it can be to see the world through the eyes of a mathematician.
Once you've sampled some of the interesting and unique projects in Math Trek, from untangling unknots to winning games with weird dice to figuring out secret codes, you'll see that every trip to the MathZone is an exciting adventure!About the Author:
IVARS PETERSON is an award-winning mathematics writer known for his popular books The Jungles of Randomness, The Mathematical Tourist, and Islands of Truth. He also writes about mathematics for Science News and Muse magazines.
NANCY HENDERSON is a freelance writer and editor whose articles have appeared in New Scientist, Science and Children, U.S. News & World Report, the Washington Post, and many other publications.
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Book Description Paw Prints, 2008. PBD. Condition: Brand New. reprint edition. 116 pages. 10.25x7.00x0.50 inches. In Stock. Seller Inventory # z-1435278984
Book Description 2008. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1435278984