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By: Colin Beveridge
Publisher: Firefly Books: October 2017
Seller ID: 166886
Binding: Paper Back
An entertaining illustrated reference to the role of mathematics in everyday life.
The Math Behind... is a fascinating compilation of everyday events analyzed for their probability of occurring and how those odds are determined using mathematical equations and science. The book examines everything from how predictive text works to why buses come in threes and the likelihood that toast will land butter side down. Accessible and clear explanations, without dumbing down the science, and photographs and diagrams illustrate concepts and aid understanding.
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