and All That has ratings and 25 reviews. David Acheson’s extraordinary little book makes mathematics accessible to everyone. From very simple be. and All That by David Acheson, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. David Acheson and differential equations (“What is the Secret of All Life?”). The title of and All That is a take-off on a famous book on the history of.

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It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. While it is possible to prove this result, beyond all doubt, using the methods of calculus, I have yet to meet anyone who anf explain this connection between circles and the odd numbers in truly simple terms. Uncle Jack turns you into a Conjuror! The review must be at least 50 characters long.

I wonder, if the following premise has a particular description and if anybody would be kind enough to furnish me with an explanation? It assumes a “high-school” knowledge of Math if that makes sense. Book ratings by Goodreads. He gives many popular maths lectures to the general public, of all ages, and these often end with a short demonstration of maths applied to the electric guitar.

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It treated subjects briefly but in depth and breadth, linked them together, didn’t make assumptions This is a quick read and a nice little book. She axheson has a great about about to blow the qubic theory.


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Jul 12, Sean rated it really liked it. It was OK, but not up to my expectations. Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e thatt. Home eBooks Nonfiction and All That: Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or ahd language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. Looking for beautiful books? Feb 17, John rated it liked it Recommends it for: The Why of Maths.

With this book David Acheson has joined the best of them. On Being as Small as Possible ; 8. In respect of the trick; I found that any number, of two or more digits except ‘mirrored’ numbers such as 11 or 89, where at least one number is more or less than it’s adjoining digits, when reversed and the lower subtracted from the higher the answer is always divisible by 9, for example: Preview — and All That by David Acheson.

Stephanie rated it it was amazing Aug 20, Q Barry rated it it was amazing Dec 10, A Journey into Mathematics by David Acheson.

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Great Mistakes ; From very simple beginnings he takes us on a thrilling journey to some deep mathematical ideas. Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. I may not be solving differential equations any time soon, but now I know what they’re for, and that’s worth a lot.


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You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: I have very little academic background, simply interest and curiosity and would greatly appreciate any clarification. Other editions – View all and All That: Liefhebbers van David Acheson bekeken ook. htat

But no, this one was far more than that. Selected pages Title Page. This is a great book for dabbling in math. Similarly for 7, 9 11, Starting from such minimalist material, David Acheson works his way up to chaos and catastrophe theory.

Ratings and Reviews 0 0 star ratings 0 reviews. The book is such an easy and entertaining read my non-mathematical family members agree Packed with puzzles and illustrated by world famous cartoonists, this is one of the most readable and imaginative books on mathematics ever ajd.

Oct acheso, Harshit Jain rated it it was amazing Shelves: A very interesting book written by a Mathematician for the general public.

Lists with This Book. But I have to tell you this: Oxford University Press- Mathematics – pages. Jess rated it it was amazing Apr 25,