Humble pi : when math goes wrong in the real world / Matt Parker.

"This tour of real-world mathematical disasters reveals the importance of math in everyday life. All sorts of seemingly innocuous mathematical mistakes can have significant consequences. Exploring and explaining a litany of glitches, near misses, and mathematical mishaps involving the internet, big...

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Main Author: Parker, Matt (Mathematician) (Author)
Language:English
Published: New York : Riverhead Books, 2020.
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Physical Description:314 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Humble pie
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Call Number: QA93 .P37275 2020
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