• How Not to be Wrong: The Hidden Maths of Everyday Life

    How Not to be Wrong: The Hidden Maths of Everyday Life
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    ISBN: 9780718196042
    Title: How Not to be Wrong: The Hidden Maths of Everyday Life
    Author: ELLENBERG JORDAN


    Can maths help you win the lottery? Meet the right partner? Get to the airport on time? Prove the existence of God? 'An atomic-powered prosthesis that you attach to your common sense', maths touches everything we do. Here Jordan Ellenberg shows how we can all use it to become better thinkers.

    'Funny, incisive, so gloriously, surprisingly readable . . . we dismiss maths at our peril, and this book charmingly, persuasively puts us straight.' James McConnachie, Sunday Times

    'Ellenberg runs the numbers like a magician. He can't save you from life, but he can save you from everyday error.' Iain Finlayson, The Times

    'Ellenberg has a gift for finding real-life examples . . . His easy style is lucid and witty.' Orlando Bird, Financial Times

    'So great are Ellenberg's gifts of exposition and insight that one hopes for many more books from him as excellent and entertaining as this.' Peter Pesic, The Times Literary Supplement



    Format: Paperback
    Price: $30.00
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