Beyond Infinity

Beyond Infinity

An Expedition to the Outer Limits of Mathematics

Book - 2017
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A mathematician and scientist in residence at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago helps readers explore the concept of infinity through unique concepts including chessboards, a chicken-sandwich sandwich and the creation of infinite cookies from an infinite dough ball.
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, [2017]
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9780465094813
0465094813
Characteristics: x, 284 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Call Number: 511.3 CHE

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Oct 25, 2017

A great book that expanded my thinking about mathematics. It got me trying to prove that the square root of 2 is irrational and I got close, which is pretty good since it was late at night and I haven't done any formal math for a long, long time.

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