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Author Peterson, Ivars.

Title Math trek : adventures in the MathZone / Ivars Peterson and Nancy Henderson.

Imprint San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass/Wiley, c2000.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PCMS Non-Fiction  793.7 PETERSON    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description vii, 116 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm.
Note Includes glossary.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 109-111) and index.
Contents Do knot enter - The MapZone - The crazy roller coaster - Mersenne's Fun House - The Fractal Pond race - Tilt-A-Whirl madness - Luck on the Boredwalk - The code-locked door - The wild game hall - Way out!
Summary This book explores various mathematical concepts--such as knots, fractals, secret codes, and chaos theory--and relates them to everyday life.
Audience 4-8 Medialog, Inc.
Study Program Reading Counts RC 6-8 RL 8.5 6.0 quiz: 58951
Subject Mathematical recreations.
Added Author Henderson, Nancy, 1952-
ISBN 9780471315704 : $13.95

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