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100 Essential Things You Didn"t Know You Didn"t Know

100 Essential Things You Didn"t Know You Didn"t Know

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Published by Random House Publishing Group in London .
Written in English


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Eminent cosmologist Professor John Barrow uses simple mathematics to explain one hundred of life"s most perplexing questions...If people do not believe that mathematics is simple,it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is."John von NeumannMathematics can tell you things about the world that can"t be learned in any other way. This hugely informative and wonderfully entertaining little book answers one hundred essential questions about existence. It unravels the knotty, clarifies the conundrums and sheds light into dark corners. From winning the lottery, placing bets at the races and escaping from bears to sports, Shakepeare, Google, game theory, drunks, divorce settlements and dodgy accounting; from chaos to infinity and everything in between, 100 Essential Things You Didn"t Know You Didn"t Know has all the answers!

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Essential Things You Didn't Know You Didn't Know by John D. Barrow. 'If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.' John von NeumannMathematics can tell you things about the world that can't be learned in any other way.   Should have been titled, "10 Essential Things, 70 Really Interesting Things, 10 Miscellaneous Comments You Didn't Know You Didn't Know plus 10 things you've probably already heard of" Some of the subject matter needs to be developed a little more thoroughly. Otherwise, it is a really interesting book and I definitely recommend it/5.

Should have been titled, "10 Essential Things, 70 Really Interesting Things, 10 Miscellaneous Comments You Didn't Know You Didn't Know plus 10 things you've probably already heard of" Some of the subject matter needs to be developed a little more thoroughly. Otherwise, it is a really interesting book and I definitely recommend it/5. Barrow also has very readable books on cosmology, such as The Infinite Book, and The Book of Universes. In addition, he has written Essential Things You Didn’t Know You Didn’t Know: Math Explains Your World, which is very similar in style and format to the book being reviewed here, and is also very entertaining. ()/5(9).

Essential Things You Didn't Know You Didn't Know: Math Explains Your World View larger image. By: John D. Barrow. Sign Up Now! In this hugely informative and endlessly entertaining book, John D. Barrow takes the most baffling of everyday phenomena and--with simple math, lucid explanations, and illustrations--explains why they work the. Essential Things You Didn't Know You Didn't Know About Sport sheds new light on the mysteries of running, jumping, swimming and points-scoring across the whole sporting spectrum. Whether you are a competitor striving to go faster or higher, or an armchair enthusiast wanting to understand more about your favourite sport, this is a fascinating read.


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