Overview:How Long is a Piece of String?: More hidden mathematics of everyday life - A fascinating book, from a leading maths educator and demystifier, that shows how maths is relevant to our everyday lives.Have you ever wondered how the meter in a taxi works? Or why a lift takes so long to respond to your call? Is there a mathematical secret to making a hit single? And how long is a piece of string? In this fascinating book you will find the answers to these and many other intriguing questions of everyday life. Discover the astonishing '37% rule' for blind dates, how to avoid the gentleman's urinal, and some extraordinary scams that people have devised to get rich quick. Here you will also find the origins of the seven-day week and the seven-note scale, an explanation of why underdogs sometimes win, some clever techniques for detecting fraud, and the reason why epidemics sweep across a nation and disappear just as quickly. How Long is a Piece of String? is the perfect book for anyone who is curious about the way in which maths underlies so much in our everyday lives. Whatever your mathematical ability level, you will find this book informative, thought-provoking and, most of all, fun. Word count: 35,000
This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603726877-9781911622260. It was written by the following authors: Jeremy Wyndham, Rob Eastaway. Book How Long is a Piece of String?: More hidden mathematics of everyday life, which can be read online, published by the company: Pavilion Books. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Nature, Medicine, Science, Popular Science, Technology. The book was published on 2021-04-01 00:00:00. It has 240 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight g. File for download How Long is a Piece of String?: More hidden mathematics of everyday life has PDF format and is called how-long-is-a-piece-of-string-more-hidden-mathematics-of-everyday-life.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.
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