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How Not to Be Wrong

The Power of Mathematical Thinking

Jordan Ellenberg

Discover the hidden beauty and logic of the world through math in How Not to Be Wrong by Jordan Ellenberg. Math isn't just a dull set of rules, but a tool that touches everything we do. With this knowledge, we can see through to the true meaning of information we take for granted, and understand the world in a deeper, more meaningful way. Ellenberg chases mathematical threads through a vast range of time and space, from the everyday to the cosmic, exposing the hard-won insights of the academic community to the layman - minus the jargon. Are you ready to multiply your common sense?
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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
I’m way late to this book, which came out in 2014. But it’s a gem – highly recommended summer reading, especially for anyone in high school or college. @JSEllenberg is a mathematician who can write. #DanielPink #JordanEllenberg #HowNotToBeWrong #Mathematician      source
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@cleysonl @JohnCUrschel @JSEllenberg It’s a charming book!      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