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Masters of Mathematics

The Problems They Solved, Why These Are Important, and What You Should Know about Them

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Masters of Mathematics by Robert A. Nowlan
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The original title for this work was "Mathematical Literacy, What Is It and Why You Need it". The current title reflects that there can be no real learning in any subject, unless questions of who, what, when, where, why and how are raised in the minds of the learners. The book is not a mathematical text, and there are no assigned exercises or exams. It is written for reasonably intelligent and curious individuals, both those who value mathematics, aware of its many important applications and others who have been inappropriately exposed to mathematics, leading to indifference to the subject, fear and even loathing. These feelings are all consequences of meaningless presentations, drill, rote learning and being lost as the purpose of what is being studied.
Release date NZ
January 1st, 2017
Imprint
Brill - Sense
Pages
644
Dimensions
156x234x33
ISBN-13
9789463008914
Product ID
26801503

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