Math Trek Adventures in the Mathzone by Ivars Peterson, Nancy Henderson
  

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Math Trek Adventures in the Mathzone by Ivars Peterson, Nancy Henderson

There s a new amusement park in town. Come on in and find out all the exciting ways you can have fun with math in everyday life. Wander through the fractal forest, take a ride on the M?obius-strip roller coaster, and get dizzy learning about how math makes the Tilt-A-Whirl possible. The more activities you try, the more you ll learn how cool it can be to see the world through the eyes of a mathematician. Once you ve sampled some of the interesting and unique projects in Math Trek, from untangling unknots to winning games with weird dice to figuring out secret codes, you ll see that every trip to the MathZone is an exciting adventure!

About the Author

IVARS PETERSON is an award-winning mathematics writer known for his popular books The Jungles of Randomness, The Mathematical Tourist, and Islands of Truth. He also writes about mathematics for Science News and Muse magazines. NANCY HENDERSON is a freelance writer and editor whose articles have appeared in New Scientist, Science and Children, U.S. News & World Report, the Washington Post, and many other publications.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
128 pages
Interest Age: 10-12+

Author

Ivars Peterson, Nancy Henderson
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Publisher

John Wiley & Sons Inc an imprint of John Wiley and Sons Ltd

Publication date

10th November 1999

ISBN

9780471315704


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