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How not to be wrong : the power of mathematical thinking
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How not to be wrong : the power of mathematical thinking
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- How not to be wrong : the power of mathematical thinking

- Title remainder
- the power of mathematical thinking

- Statement of responsibility
- Jordan Ellenberg

- Language
- eng

- Summary
- Math allows us to see the hidden structures underneath the messy and chaotic surface of our world. It's a science of not being wrong, hammered out by centuries of hard work and argument. Armed with the tools of mathematics, we can see through to the true meaning of information we take for granted: How early should you get to the airport? What does "public opinion" really represent? Why do tall parents have shorter children? Who really won Florida in 2000? And how likely are you, really, to develop cancer? This book presents the surprising revelations behind all of these questions and many more, using the mathematician's method of analyzing life and exposing the hard-won insights of the academic community to the layman--minus the jargon

- Cataloging source
- DLC

- Dewey number
- 510

- Illustrations
- illustrations

- Index
- index present

- Literary form
- non fiction

- Nature of contents
- bibliography

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