The Genius Test: Maths

Author(s): Julia Collins

Science & Natural History

Can you explain Fermat's Last Theorem? What is the shape of the Universe? And how do you add up to infinity?

Challenge yourself with The Genius Test: Maths and learn to think and talk like the world's greatest mathematical geniuses.

Taking you on a journey through the mathematical ideas that underpin our world - from imaginary numbers and Turing machines to chaos theory and mathematical paradoxes; from the search for primes and game theory to relativity and the arithmetic of altruism - The Genius Test: Maths demystifies 50 key concepts and provides you with the tools to master the very biggest ideas.

Includes: imaginary numbers; the riemann hypothesis; mathematical paradoxes; chaos theory; code breaking; G�del's incompleteness theorem; topology; the Poincar� conjecture; game theory; the maths of symmetry; calculus; Turing machines; fractals; the prisoner's dilemma; primes; knot theory; probability and statistics; the Monty Hall problem . . . and many more.


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General Fields

  • : 9781786483355
  • : Quercus
  • : Quercus
  • : March 2018
  • : 21.70 cmmm X 15.60 cmmm X 2.40 cmmm
  • : books

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