Man vs Maths

Timothy Revell

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What is the mathematics behind a twitter trend?  Does my food really have an equation? And, is there really an algorithm for Love?

Mathematics is inescapable. Wherever you go, whatever you do, however you live your life, mathematics plays a role. From searching for love to donating a kidney, the mathematics governing our world is fascinating, and far reaching. Using interesting anecdotes, simple analogies, and easy explanations, Man vs Maths will distill the complexities of some of the most absorbing mathematics of modern life.

Along the way we will look at why Netflix offered a $1 million prize for help with their mathematics, why the universe has a favourite number, and how knowing a little mathematics can improve your life.

 

ISBN: 9781781315583
Publication Date: 15-Sep-2016
Publisher: Quarto Publishing Group UK