Further Adventures of Penrose the Mathematical Cat by Theoni Pappas


Further Adventures of Penrose the Mathematical Cat by Theoni Pappas

Penrose, no ordinary cat, takes us on an adventurous tour of mathematical concepts and characters. Now he takes off again on new adventures. Join him as he ...discovers the mathematical rep-tiles...meets x, the mathematical actor...is overpowered by a hoard of numbers ...stumbles onto the math rods...has a close encounter with Probably...discovers how 1+1!=2 ...helps Sorry Snowflake find its symmetry ...takes on Napier's hot rods ...crosses pi's path ...learns that mathematical doughnuts are not for dunking ...tantalizes, teases and perplexes us with his puzzles and games. These amusing and informative tales are just a few of many enchanting stories written in the author's captivating style that is sure to make mathematics entertaining. The reader will gain new insights and appreciation for mathematics and its many facets.

About the Author

Mathematics teacher and consultant, Theoni Pappas is a nationally recognized for her best selling books Pappas is committed to demystifying mathematics and to helping eliminate the elitism and fear often associated with it. In 2000 she received the California Alumni Association Excellence in Achievement Award --in recognition of significant & exemplary career accomplishments in demystifying mathematics. Many of her books have been translated into Japanese, Finnish, Slovakian, Czech, Korean, traditional & simplified Chinese, Turkish, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish.

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128 pages
Interest Age: From 7


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Publication date

14th July 2004



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