Why Do Buses Come in Threes? (BOK)

Robert Eastaway

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With a foreword by Tim Rice, this book will change the way you see the world. Why is it better to buy a lottery ticket on a Friday? Why are showers always too hot or too cold? And what's the connection between a rugby player taking a conversion and a tourist trying to get the best photograph of Nelson's Column? These and many other fascinating questions are answered in this entertaining and highly informative book, which is ideal for anyone wanting to remind themselves - or discover for the first time - that maths is relevant to almost everything we do. Dating, cooking, travelling by car, gambling and even life-saving techniques have links with intriguing mathematical problems, as you will find explained here. Whether you have a PhD in astrophysics or haven't touched a maths problem since your school days, this book will give you a fresh understanding of the world around you.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2005 Forfatter Robert Eastaway
Forlag
ANOVA Robson Books
ISBN 9781861058621
Antall sider 224 Dimensjoner 21,5cm x 19,9cm x 1,7cm
Vekt 238 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Andre medvirkende Tim Rice