Book:Clifford A. Pickover/A Passion for Mathematics

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Clifford A. Pickover: A Passion for Mathematics

Published $2006$, Wiley

ISBN 0-471-69098-8.

Subtitled: Numbers, Puzzles, Madness, Religion, and the Quest for Reality

Subject Matter

From the back cover: "A smorgasbord of math puzzles, factoids, quotations, trivia, formulas and much more".


1. Numbers, History, Society, and People
2. Cool Numbers
3. Algebra, Percentages, Weird Puzzles, and Marvelous Mathematical Manipulations
4. Geometry, Games, and Beyond
5. Probability: Take Your Chances
6. Big Numbers and Infinity
7. Mathematics and Beauty

Critical View

A lot of the material in here has been previously published in earlier works by this author. There is little in here which is new.