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and All That has ratings and 25 reviews. David Acheson’s extraordinary little book makes mathematics accessible to everyone. From very simple be. and All That by David Acheson, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. David Acheson and differential equations (“What is the Secret of All Life?”). The title of and All That is a take-off on a famous book on the history of.

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On the way, via Kepler and Newton, he explains what calculus really means, gives a brief history of pi, and even takes us to chaos theory and imaginary numbers. On the way, via Kepler and Newton, he explains what calculus really means, gives a brief history of pi, and even takes us This is a shortened version of an article that appeared in the European Mathematical Society Newsletter, Issue 49, Toon meer Toon minder.

1089 and All That: A Journey into Mathematics

Dec 17, Elly rated it it was amazing Shelves: I wonder, if the following premise has a particular description and if anybody would be kind enough to furnish me achheson an explanation? Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. Other editions – View all and All That: Nobody could actually prove it, either, but it had been around for a very long time, and it had been proposed, after all, by a very respected authority The and All That Website.


We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Maths can be fun! By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. From very simple beginnings he takes us on a thrilling journey to some deep mathematical ideas.

It covers a large amount of mathematics in an approachable way. Truly inspiring, and a great read over a weekend. Your display name should be at least 2 characters long.

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To ask other readers questions about and All Thatplease sign up. Also very helpful for math teachers, it shows nice real world problems that can be solved with not too much mathematics.

Truly inspiring, and a great read over a weekend. My enthusiasm for it knows no bounds.

It treated subjects briefly but in depth and breadth, linked them together, didn’t make assumptions Table of contents 1. I have very little academic background, simply interest and curiosity and would greatly appreciate any clarification. I remember finding this difficult to believe at the time; it seemed to me that moving the point C along the circumference would almost certainly change the angle ACBespecially as C moved closer and closer to B. Review quote Fasten your seatbelts!


The Heavens in Motion. I think I liked it, It’s small, concise and straight to the point.

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The Trouble with Algebra. Recensie s Fasten your seatbelts! Trivia About and All That There are few mathematicians who succeed in writing popular accounts of their craft without being superficial or condescending. Permalink Submitted by Anonymous on November 5, Alle prijzen zijn inclusief BTW thhat andere heffingen en exclusief eventuele verzendkosten en servicekosten.