The Magic of Pineapples: A Brain Tingling Adventure Through Amazing Mathematics (Paperback)

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"It is impossible to claim that mathematics is boring after reading this wonderful book. I will also never look at a pineapple in the same way again. A must read for the curious minds of students and adults alike."- Craig Barton, TES Mathematics Advisor Ever wondered why some people say mathematics is beautiful? After reading The Magic of Pineapples you'll agree with them Using simple mathematics that school kids can understand, The Magic of Pineapples takes you on an amazing journey that dazzles you with all the beautiful mathematics in the world around you. How are children's puzzles and patterns based on infinity related? What are the similarities in the mathematics behind the shape of tropical storms and how pineapples grow? Why is much of internet security built on one of the great unsolved problems in mathematics? The Magic of Pineapples explores all these questions and more, finding unexpected links and fascinating revelations. You don't need to be great at mathematics to read and enjoy this book; you just need a mind open to the exploration of intriguing ideas. You'll never see the world the same again. You may even say mathematics is beautiful...


Product Details
ISBN: 9781482545302
ISBN-10: 1482545306
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: April 12th, 2013
Pages: 192
Language: English