The Resource The language of mathematics : making the invisible visible, Keith Devlin

The language of mathematics : making the invisible visible, Keith Devlin

Label
The language of mathematics : making the invisible visible
Title
The language of mathematics
Title remainder
making the invisible visible
Statement of responsibility
Keith Devlin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • In The Language of Mathematics, Keith Devlin reveals the vital role mathematics plays in our eternal quest to understand who we are and the world we live in. More than just the study of numbers, mathematics provides us with the eyes to recognize and describe the hidden patterns of life-patterns that exist in the physical, biological, and social worlds without, and the realm of ideas and thoughts within
  • Taking the reader on a wondrous journey through the invisible universe that surrounds us - a universe made visible by mathematics - Devlin shows us what keeps a jumbo jet in the air, explains how we are able to view a football game on TV, and describes the mathematics that allow us to predict the weather, the behavior of the stock market, and the outcomes of elections
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Devlin, Keith J
Dewey number
510
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QA93
LC item number
.D4578 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics
  • Wiskunde
  • Einführung
  • Geschichte
  • Mathematik
  • Geschichte
  • Mathematik
Label
The language of mathematics : making the invisible visible, Keith Devlin
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Why numbers count -- Patterns of the mind -- Mathematics in motion -- Mathematics gets into shape -- The mathematics of beauty -- What happens when mathematics gets into position -- How mathematicians figure the odds -- Uncovering the hidden patterns of the universe
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 344 pages, 16 pages of plates
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color))
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)48139489
Label
The language of mathematics : making the invisible visible, Keith Devlin
Link
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Why numbers count -- Patterns of the mind -- Mathematics in motion -- Mathematics gets into shape -- The mathematics of beauty -- What happens when mathematics gets into position -- How mathematicians figure the odds -- Uncovering the hidden patterns of the universe
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 344 pages, 16 pages of plates
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color))
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)48139489

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