Instant Mathematics

Key Thinkers, Theories, Discoveries and Concepts Explained on a Single Page

Paul Parsons
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Perfect for the knowledge hungry and time poor, this collection of graphic-led lessons makes mathematics interesting and accessible. Everything you need to know - and more - is here.

Instant Mathematics pulls together all the pivotal mathematical theories and discoveries into one concise volume. Each page contains a discrete 'cheat sheet', which tells you the most important facts in bite-sized chunks, meaning you can become an expert in an instant.

From zero to the Riemann Hypothesis, from primes to irrational numbers, and from Pythagoras to John Nash and Roger Penrose, every key figure, theory or term is expressed in succinct and lively text and graphics.

Perfect for the knowledge hungry and time poor, this collection of graphic-led lessons makes mathematics interesting and accessible. Everything you need to know - and more - is here.

Author bio:

Dr Paul Parsons is a regular contributor to Nature, New Scientist and the Daily Telegraph. He frequently appears on BBC radio and his television credits include Richard & Judy and BBC Breakfast. He was formerly editor of the BBC's award-winning science and technology magazine Focus.

Category: Popular science
ISBN: 9781787393240
Table Of Contents: Zero • One • Natural numbers • Geometry • Pythagoras • Euclid • Euclidian space • Thales of Miletus • Al-Khwarizmi • Fractions • Functions • Squares and roots • Pi • Sine • Cosine • Tangent • Trigonometry • Infinity • Imaginary numbers • Curves • Topology • Dimensions • Fractals • Primes • Rational numbers • Irrational numbers • Algebra • Abstract algebra • Sets • Cantor sets • Blaise Pascal • Countable sets • Power sets • Vectors • Sophie Germain • Graphs • Dense sets • Mandelbrot sets • Derivatives • Fibonacci sequence • Emmy Noether • Godel's incompleteness theorem • Fermat's last theorem • Mobius strip • Hilbert's Infinity Hotel • Julia set • John Nash • Riemann hypothesis • Golden ratio • Michael Atiyah • Andrew Wiles • Roger Penrose.
Publisher: Welbeck
Imprint: Welbeck Non-Fiction
Pub Date: June 2020
Page Extent: 176
Format: Paperback
Subject: Popular science

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