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How Not to Be Wrong

The Power of Mathematical Thinking

by Jordan Ellenberg

The Freakonomics of math—a math-world superstar unveils the hidden beauty and logic of the world and puts its power in our handsThe math we learn in school can seem like a dull set of rules, laid down by the ancients and not to be questioned. In How Not to Be Wrong, Jordan Ellenberg shows us how terribly limiting this view is: Math isn’t confined t...
Publish Date
2015
May 26
Goodreads rating
3.96
ISBN
9780143127536
Tags
nonfictionsciencemath
Recommendations
3
Recommendations
On the surface it’s about math, but it’s really about how much math plays into our daily lives without our even knowing it.     source
Apr 24, 2019
@dwr     source
Written for an audience of people who have historically been intimidated by math and introduces things in a very simple way, and then works up to more complex concepts.     source