100 Essential Things You Didn't Know You Didn't Know: Math Explains Your World

  • Publish Date: 2010-05-24
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: John D. Barrow

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Where else does math become a romp, full of entertaining tricks and turns?Bryce Christensen, Booklist

Have you ever considered why you always get stuck in the longest line? Why twos company but threes a crowd? Or why there are six degrees of separation instead of seven? In this hugely informative and endlessly entertaining book, John D. Barrow takes the most baffling of everyday phenomena andwith simple math, lucid explanations, and illustrationsexplains why they work the way they do. His witty, crystal-clear answers shed light on the dark and shadowy corners of the physical world we all think we understand so well. 40 b/w illustrations

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