# Book:Clifford A. Pickover/A Passion for Mathematics

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## Clifford A. Pickover:

## Clifford A. Pickover: *A Passion for Mathematics*

Published $\text {2006}$, **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".

### Contents

- Acknowledgments

- Introduction

- 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

- Answers

- References

- Index

## 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.