Man vs. Math

Man vs. Math

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What is the mathematics behind a twitter trend? Does my food really have an equation? And, is there really an algorithm for Love?

Mathematics is inescapable. Wherever you go, whatever you do, however you live your life, mathematics plays a role. From searching for love to donating a kidney, the mathematics governing our world is fascinating, and far reaching. Using interesting anecdotes, simple analogies, and easy explanations, Man vs. Math will distill the complexities of some of the most absorbing mathematics of modern life.

Along the way we will look at why Netflix offered a $1 million prize for help with their mathematics, why the universe has a favourite number, and how knowing a little mathematics can improve your life.
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ISBN: 9781781316207

Published Date: September 15, 2016

Publisher: Aurum Press

Language: English

Page Count: 224

Size: 8.00" l x 6.50" w x 1.00"

Category

Mathematics

Subject

Essays