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What's the use? : how mathematics shapes everyday life / Ian Stewart.

Stewart, Ian, 1945- (author.).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kenton County.

Current holds

1 current hold with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Erlanger Branch 510 S849w 2021 (Text) 33126025264924 New Adult Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781541699489
  • ISBN: 1541699483
  • Physical Description: 326 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First US edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Basic Books, 2021.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Originally published in 2021 by Profile Books in the United Kingdom"--Title page verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-307) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Unreasonable effectiveness -- How politicians pick their voters -- Let the pigeon drive the bus -- The kidneys of Königsberg -- Stay safe in cyberspace -- The number plane -- Papa, can you multiply triplets? -- Boing! -- Trust me, I'm a transform -- Smile, please! -- Are we nearly there yet? -- De-ising the arctic -- Call the topologist -- The fox and the hedgehog.
Summary, etc.:
"An esteemed mathematician shows how math powers the world, from technology to health care and beyond"-- Provided by publisher
Subject: Mathematics.

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