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How Not to Be Wrong

The Power of Mathematical Thinking

by Jordan Ellenberg

The Freakonomics of math—a math-world superstar unveils the hidden beauty and logic of the world and puts its power in our handsThe math we learn in school can seem like a dull set of rules, laid down by the ancients and not to be questioned. In How Not to Be Wrong, Jordan Ellenberg shows us how terribly limiting this view is: Math isn’t confined t...
Publish Date
2015
May 25
Goodreads rating
3.96
ISBN
9780143127536
Tags
historymathphilosophy
Recommendations
2
Recommendations
On the surface it’s about math, but it’s really about how much math plays into our daily lives without our even knowing it.     source
Written for an audience of people who have historically been intimidated by math and introduces things in a very simple way, and then works up to more complex concepts.     source