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Things to Make and Do in the Fourth Dimension

by Matt Parker

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Stand-up mathematician and star of Festival of the Spoken Nerd, Matt Parker presents Things to Make and Do in the Fourth Dimension — a riotous journey through the possibilities of numbers, with audience participation

- Cut pizzas in new and fairer ways!

- Fit a 2p coin through an impossibly small hole!

- Make a perfect regular pentagon by knotting a piece of paper!

- Tie your shoes faster than ever before, saving literally seconds of your life!

- Use those extra seconds to contemplate the diminishing returns of an exclamation-point at the end of every bullet-point!

- Make a working computer out of dominoes!

Maths is a game. This book can be cut, drawn in, folded into shapes and will even take you to the fourth dimension.

So join stand-up mathematician Matt Parker on a journey through narcissistic numbers, optimal dating algorithms, at least two different kinds of infinity and more.

Publication Details

Publisher:
Penguin Books Ltd
Imprint:
Penguin
Publication Date:
2014

Format

  • OverDrive Read
  • Adobe EPUB eBook 17 MB

Matt Parker (Author)

Originally a maths teacher from Australia, Matt Parker now lives in Godalming in a house full of almost every retro video-game console ever made. He is fluent in binary and could write your name in a sequence of noughts and ones in seconds. He lov...

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