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Man Vs. Math : Understanding the Curious Mathematics That Power Our World (Hardcover) (Timothy Revell)

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What is the mathematics behind a twitter trend? Does my food really have an equation? And, is there really an algorithm for Love?

Mathematics is inescapable. Wherever you go, whatever you do, however you live your life, mathematics plays a role. From searching for love to donating a kidney, the mathematics governing our world is fascinating, and far reaching. Using interesting anecdotes, simple analogies, and easy explanations, Man vs. Math will distill the complexities of some of the most absorbing mathematics of modern life.

Along the way we will look at why Netflix offered a $1 million prize for help with their mathematics, why the universe has a favourite number, and how knowing a little mathematics can improve your life.

Number of Pages: 256
Genre: Mathematics
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Motorbooks Intl
Author: Timothy Revell
Language: English
Street Date: September 15, 2016
TCIN: 51550331
UPC: 9781781316207
Item Number (DPCI): 248-24-2640
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$15.63
MSRPwas $22.99

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