A Joosr Guide To... How Not to Be Wrong by Jordan Ellenberg
The Hidden Maths of Everyday LifeeBook - 2015
In today's fast-paced world, it's tough to find the time to read. But with Joosr guides, you can get the key insights from bestselling non-fiction titles in less than 20 minutes. Whether you want to gain knowledge on the go or find the books you'll love, Joosr's brief and accessible eBook summaries fit into your life. Find out more at joosr.com. Most people think math is something you learn and forget in high school, never to be used again. But our relationship with math doesn't end there. Mathematics is all around us, affecting everything from the people we vote for to the athletes we support-and once you've learned to see it, you'll find a whole new way to interact with the world around you. Math truly is everywhere in the world today, and in How Not To Be Wrong, you'll gain the tools you need to see its powerful and widespread effects. You'll also learn how to think like a mathematician, avoiding scams and misleading information to make the best possible choices in every aspect of your life. You will learn: ʺ Why an athlete's slumps and hot streaks never last long ʺ How to figure out the exact worth of your time ʺ Why popular opinion doesn't actually exist.
Publisher: [United States] : Bokish Ltd : Made available through hoopla, 2015
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Call Number: eBook