Maths hacks - Rich Cochrane

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Title
Maths hacks - 100 clever ways to help you understand and remember the most important theories
Author
Rich Cochrane
format
Paperback / softback
Publisher
Cassell
Language
English
UK Publication Date
20180405

Everything you need to know about 100 key mathematical concepts condensed into easy-to-understand sound bites designed to stick in your memory and give you an instant grasp of the concept.

On each topic, you'll start with a helicopter overview of the subject, which will give you an introduction to the idea and some context surrounding it. Next, you'll zoom in on the core elements of the theory, with clear explanation of each point to make sure you really understand the concept, along with simple examples that everyone can follow. Finally, you'll be given a one-liner hack to really make the theory stick in your mind.

The perfect introduction to algebra, logic, probability and much more, this is a great new way to learn about the most important mathematical ideas and concepts in a way that makes them easy to recall even months after reading the book.

Topics covered include:
Numbers
Algebra
Logic
Geometry
Probability
Computer science
Applied mathematics
Mechanics
Statistics
Set Theory

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Richard Cochrane is a writer and educator. He devises and teaches innovative maths courses for artists at Central Saint Martins, London, and lectures in maths and philosophy at City Lit. He has been commissioned by, among others, the Museum of London to bring cultural history - including maths - to a wider audience.
Richard has written books on literature, music and computing and has for many years organized public educational events in public houses and cafs in London. He also spent a decade working in the City, writing software for derivatives trading floors, which is how he discovered that maths was a lot more interesting than it seemed to be at school, and he has degrees in both maths and English literature and a PhD in philosophy. Richard is the author of The Secret Life of Equations, published by Cassell.

Type
BOOK
Keyword Index
Mathematics - Popular works.
Country of Publication
England
Number of Pages
208

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