Magical Math Books

“As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.”        -Albert Einstein

 

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Mathematics is the universal language! Here are some great books to keep you thinking throughout the summer, whether you are a math wizard or not.

 

The Master Algorithm: A great read for future computer scientists and roboticists—can we really develop an algorithm that can learn from us and our data?

 

How Not to be Wrong: Want to impress your friends? This book “shows readers how ‘knowing mathematics is like wearing a pair of X-ray specs’ that reveal the hidden structure of the world” (Publisher’s Weekly Review). A good read if you liked Freakonomics

 

Things to make and do in the fourth dimension : a mathematician’s journey through narcissistic numbers, optimal dating algorithms, at least two kinds of infinity, and more: The title speaks for itself, I think.

 

Mathematics 1001 : absolutely everything that matters in mathematics in 1001 bite-sized explanations: Stay sharp over the summer while you lounge by the pool. We know you miss your 8am math classes terribly!

 

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Click here for a list of all the magical-math-related titles on display : MagicalMath

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