30-Second Maths: The 50 Most Mind-Expanding Theories in Mathematics, Each Explained in Half a Minute

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Fermat’s Last Theorem, Pi, Fibonacci Numbers and Pascal’s Triangle? Sure, you know what they all mean. That is, you’ve certainly heard of them. But could you dazzle your dinner party guests with an account of how Fermat’s Theorem was finally proved? And could you share your knowedge of Pi for dessert?30-Second Math is here to get your figures in trim, stripping the most complex mathematical theories down to two pages, 300 words and one picture. Whether you want to understand the key differences between an exponential and a logarithm or why there are different levels of infinity, this book will light a spark in those who found that math froze their brains at school. Illuminated with inventive graphics, this unique volume also includes profiles of the finest thinkers in the history of number crunching. Read at your own pace and discover that math can be truly magical and does not have to equal a numbed mind.

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