4 edition of **The pleasures of math** found in the catalog.

The pleasures of math

A. W. Goodman

- 318 Want to read
- 26 Currently reading

Published
**1965**
by Macmillan in New York
.

Written in English

- Mathematics.

**Edition Notes**

Bibliography: p. 219-220.

Statement | by A. W. Goodman. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA93 .G6 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | 224 p. |

Number of Pages | 224 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL5877077M |

LC Control Number | 63007176 |

OCLC/WorldCa | 1309728 |

Here is an unordered list of online mathematics books, textbooks, monographs, lecture notes, and other mathematics related documents freely available on the web. I tried to select only the works in book formats, "real" books that are mainly in PDF format, so many well-known html-based mathematics web pages and online tutorials are left out. Many toddler titles are not strictly educational books, but are all about the interactive experience, such as lift-the-flap and touch-and-feel books. These types of books are great to introduce your little one to the pleasures of reading, and most have educational benefits as well.

A reading of the speech made by William Lyon Phelps in , entitled "The Pleasure of Books". I thought this book would be an interesting read, it turned out that the pleasure of leisure is more pleasurable than reading about it, certainly in this case anyway, as the book was quite dull and realistically fairly pretentious. There was some nice use of language, but once one got over that, there was pretty much nothing at the core of the /5(19).

By William Phelps It is highly effective because the speaker uses all three forms of rhetoric clearly and skillfully. Rhetoric Identify and explain the rhetorical strategies that the author deliberately chose while crafting the text. (at least 5). Carefully consider the author’s. I'm looking for recommendations for a maths book for a bright, self-motivated child in their late teens who is into maths (mainly analysis) at upper high-school / early undergrad level. I'm thinking something along the lines of The Princeton Companion to Mathematics, Spivak's Calculus, The Pleasures of Counting by T. W. Körner.

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The Art of the Infinite takes infinity, in its countless guises, as a touchstone for understanding mathematical thinking. Robert and Ellen Kaplan guide us through the “Republic of Numbers,” where we meet both its upstanding citizens and its more shadowy dwellers; and transport us across the plane of geometry into the unlikely realm where parallel lines by: 6.

Sure, it has numbers and math as its subject matter, but what authors really wanted you to get out of this book is how wonderfully elitist their English language skills are.

Combined with a narrator choice straight out of Downton Abbey (the upstairs kind, of course), this book is impossible to either read or listen to/5. This is a wonderful book for both the serious and amateur mathematician.

For the serious student and practitioner it will provide an excellent background. For the amateur who enjoy dabbling and reading about math, this is a wonderful book - just read the opening section which explains clearly and an illustrated fashion the Monty Hall by: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Goodman, A.W.

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