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Beyond Infinity : An Expedition to the Outer Limits of Mathematics - by Eugenia Cheng (Hardcover)

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"[Cheng] does a great service by showing us non-mathematician schlubs how real mathematical creativity works."
--Wall Street Journal
Whether pondering why some numbers are uncountable, or why infinity + 1 is not the same as 1 + infinity, we've all asked the same question: What is infinity? In Beyond Infinity, Eugenia Cheng takes us on a staggering journey from elemental math to its loftiest abstractions. Along the way she considers how to use a chessboard to plan a worldwide dinner party, how to make a chicken-sandwich sandwich, and how to create infinite cookies from a finite ball of dough. Beyond Infinity shows how this little symbol holds the biggest idea of all.
Number of Pages: 284
Genre: Mathematics
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Perseus Books Group
Author: Eugenia Cheng
Language: English
Street Date: March 28, 2017
TCIN: 51892721
UPC: 9780465094813
Item Number (DPCI): 248-36-8512
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