Tag: Alfred S. Posamentier

The Joy Of Mathematics by Alfred S. Posamentier (book review).

August 25, 2017 | By | 8 Replies More
The Joy Of Mathematics by Alfred S. Posamentier (book review).

I like covering maths books from time to time and this one is going to be useful for you and your sprogs. You’re not only shown how to do it but the algebraic formulas so you can apply the sums quickly. There’s a lot to digest here but if you learn only a few of […]

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Mathematical Curiosities: A Treasure Trove Of Unexpected Entertainments by Alfred S. Posamentier and Ingmar Lehmann (book review).

September 16, 2014 | By | Reply More
Mathematical Curiosities: A Treasure Trove Of Unexpected Entertainments by Alfred S. Posamentier and Ingmar Lehmann (book review).

I should say from the start that anyone picking up ‘Mathematical Curiosities’ is that you must have a love of numbers and certainly an aptitude towards mathematics. If you don’t recognise that a dot not on the baseline of a sentence but the centre ‘ˑ’ is an alternative for the ‘x’ or multiplication sign or […]

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Magnificent Mistakes In Mathematics by Alfred S. Posamentier and Ingmar Lehmann (book review).

September 27, 2013 | By | Reply More
Magnificent Mistakes In Mathematics by Alfred S. Posamentier and Ingmar Lehmann (book review).

I do think the title ‘Magnificent Mistakes In Mathematics’ needs to be qualified as ‘Magnificent Mistakes In Mathematics Made By Mathematicians’ for the first couple of chapters. If you thought those scientists, amongst them, Isaac Newton, Lord Kelvin and Albert Einstein, were perfect mathematicians then I think you’ll be pleasantly surprised by the fact that […]

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