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By Kristopher Tapp

This textbook is ideal for a math direction for non-math majors, with the aim of encouraging potent analytical pondering and exposing scholars to stylish mathematical ideas.  It comprises many issues usually present in sampler classes, like Platonic solids, Euler’s formulation, irrational numbers, countable units, diversifications, and an explanation of the Pythagorean Theorem.  All of those themes serve a unmarried compelling target: figuring out the mathematical styles underlying the symmetry that we become aware of within the actual global round us.

The exposition is attractive, unique and rigorous.  The theorems are visually stimulated with intuitive proofs applicable for the meant audience.  scholars from all majors will benefit from the many attractive themes herein, and should come to raised delight in the strong cumulative nature of arithmetic as those themes are woven jointly right into a unmarried attention-grabbing tale concerning the ways that items should be symmetric.

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