|By (author):||Dixon, Gail|
|By (author):||Parsons, Paul|
|Subject:||MATHEMATICS / General|
|MATHEMATICS / History & Philosophy|
|MATHEMATICS / Reference|
|REFERENCE / Trivia|
|Size:||9.37in x 7.25in x 0.80in|
|From The Publisher*||Key thinkers, theories, discoveries, and concepts each explained on a single page!|
Instant Mathematics pulls together all the pivotal mathematical theories and discoveries into one concise volume. Each page contains a distinct "cheat sheet," which tells you the most important facts in bite-size chunks, so you can feel like an expert in minutes! From zero to Riemann Hypothesis, from primes to irrational numbers, and from Pythagoras to John Nash and Roger Penrose-every key figure, theory, or term is expressed in succinct and lively text and graphics. Perfect for the knowledge-hungry and time-poor, this collection of graphics-led lessons makes math interesting and accessible. Everything you need to know-and more!-packed into one convenient volume.
|Biographical Note||Dr. Paul Parsonsis a regular contributor toNature,New Scientist, and theDaily Telegraph. He frequently appears on BBC radio, and his television credits includeRichard &Judy andBBC Breakfast. He was formerly editor of the BBC's award-winning science and technology magazineFocus.|
Gail Dixonis a journalist and editor. She recently co-authored3-Minute Hawkingabout theoretical physicist, Stephen Hawking. She has also worked as a commissioning editor for BBC'sFocusmagazine.