Algebra Can Be Fun


Algebra Can Be Fun
Authors: Yakov I. Perelman
Year: 1979
Publisher: MIR Publishers
Language: english
ISBN 13: 9780714713533
ISBN 10: 714713538
Categorie: Mathematics, Algebra
Pages: 234

Availability: 5000 in stock

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Algebra Can Be Fun Yakov I. Perelman, G. Yankovsky
This is a book of entertaining problems that can be solved through the use of algebra, problems with intriguing plots to excite the readers curiosity, amusing excursions into the history of mathematics, unexpected uses that algebra is put to in everyday affairs, and more. Algebra Can Be Fun has brought hundreds of thousands of youngsters into the fold of mathematics and its wonders. It is written in the form of lively sketches that discuss the multifarious (and exciting!) applications of algebra to the world about us. Here we encounter equations, logarithms, roots, progressions, the ancient and famous Diophantine analysis and much more. The examples are pictorial, vivid, often witty and bring out the essence of the matter at hand. There are numerous excursions into history and the history of algebra too. No one who has read this book will ever regard mathematics again in a dull light» Reviewers regard it as one of the finest examples of popular science writing. Categories:
Mathematics – Algebra
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