The Joy of X : A Guided Tour of Mathematics, from One to Infinity Paperback
Maths is everywhere, often where we don't even realise.
Award-winning professor Steven Strogatz acts as our guide as he takes us on a tour of numbers that - unbeknownst to the unitiated - connect pop culture, literature, art, philosophy, current affairs, business and even every day life.
In The Joy of X, Strogatz explains the great ideas of maths - from negative numbers to calculus, fat tails to infinity - with clarity, wit and insight.
He is the maths teacher you never had and this book is perfect for the smart and curious, the expert and the beginner.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 336 pages, 16pp b/w line drawings
- Publisher: Atlantic Books
- Publication Date: 06/03/2014
- ISBN: 9781848878457