Mathematical Omnibus: Thirty Lectures on Classic Mathematics
by Dmitry Fuchs, Sergei Tabachnikov
Publisher: American Mathematical Society 2007
Number of pages: 465
This book will be of interest to anyone who likes mathematics, from high school students to accomplished researchers. We do not promise an easy ride: the majority of results are proved, and it will take a considerable effort from the reader to follow the details of the arguments. By this book we hope to make a modest contribution to the continuation of the mathematical culture.
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by William F. White - The Open Court Publishing Company
The tendency to select the problems and illustrations of mathematics mostly from the scientific and commercial activities of today, is one with which the writer is in accord. Moreover, amusement is one of the fields of applied mathematics.
by Cargill Gilston Knott - Chambers
The aim has been to illustrate the use of mathematics in constructing diagrams; in measuring areas, volumes, strengths of materials ; in calculating latitudes and longitudes on the earth's surface ; and in solving similar problems.
by Philipp Legner - Mathigon
The book showcases how fascinating mathematics can be, by explaining some of the most interesting mathematical ideas to children and the general public. Diagrams, videos, slideshows, problems and interactive games let the content come to life.
by J. E. Littlewood - Methuen And Company Limited
Anyone open to the idea of looking through a popular book on mathematics should be able to get on with this one. It contains pieces of technical mathematics; these can all be skipped without prejudice to the rest, and a coherent story will remain.