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The Resource How math explains the world : a guide to the power of numbers, from car repair to modern physics, James D. Stein

How math explains the world : a guide to the power of numbers, from car repair to modern physics, James D. Stein

Label
How math explains the world : a guide to the power of numbers, from car repair to modern physics
Title
How math explains the world
Title remainder
a guide to the power of numbers, from car repair to modern physics
Statement of responsibility
James D. Stein
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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260893
Cataloging source
DLC
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1941-
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Stein, James D.
Dewey number
510
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics
  • Number concept
  • Mathematical ability
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a guide to the power of numbers, from car repair to modern physics
Label
How math explains the world : a guide to the power of numbers, from car repair to modern physics, James D. Stein
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: Why your car never seems to be ready when they promised -- Describing the universe -- The measure of all things -- Reality checks -- All things great and small -- The incomplete toolbox -- Impossible constructions -- The Hope Diamond of mathematics -- Never the twain shall meet -- Even logic has limits -- Space and time: is that all there is? -- Information: the Goldilocks dilemma -- Murphy's law -- The disorganized universe -- The raw materials -- The unattainable utopia -- Cracks in the foundation -- The smoke-filled rooms -- Through a glass darkly
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxi, 264 pages
Isbn
9780061241765
Lccn
2007041784
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn174134134
  • OCoLC
Label
How math explains the world : a guide to the power of numbers, from car repair to modern physics, James D. Stein
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: Why your car never seems to be ready when they promised -- Describing the universe -- The measure of all things -- Reality checks -- All things great and small -- The incomplete toolbox -- Impossible constructions -- The Hope Diamond of mathematics -- Never the twain shall meet -- Even logic has limits -- Space and time: is that all there is? -- Information: the Goldilocks dilemma -- Murphy's law -- The disorganized universe -- The raw materials -- The unattainable utopia -- Cracks in the foundation -- The smoke-filled rooms -- Through a glass darkly
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxi, 264 pages
Isbn
9780061241765
Lccn
2007041784
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn174134134
  • OCoLC

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