Nie-fiksie / Non-fiction: Wetenskap & Geologie / Science & Geology
Nie-fiksie / Non-fiction - Wetenskap & Geologie / Science & Geology
A witty, illustrated tour of the structures and patterns of mathematics from a math prodigy
The only numbers in this book are the page numbers.
Math Without Numbers is a vivid and wholly original guide to the three main branches of abstract math - topology, analysis, and algebra - which turn out to be surprisingly easy to grasp. Milo Beckman upends the conventional approach to mathematics, inviting you to think creatively about shape and dimension, the infinite and infinitesimal, symmetries, proofs, and how these concepts all fit together. How many shapes are there? Is anything bigger than infinity? And can mathematics even be described as 'true'?