Math Talk: Selected Essays, 1962-1991, Paperback/Theoni Pappas

Brand: Wide World Publishing

Who would have ever thought there was a direct way to connect mathematical concepts to poetry? Creative juices were certainly at work when this book of mathematical dialogues was created by Theoni Pappas. It presents a new way to enjoy and learn mathematical ideas via poetic dialogues read by two people. A new twist to mathematical themes. --24 delightful and informative poetic dialogues for exploring math ideas.-- - TOPIC POEMS INCLUDE- - Mathematics - Circles - Proper fractions - Fractals - Fibonacci numbers - One - Operations - Imaginary numbers - Mobius strip - Zero - Squares - Operations - Variables - Radicals - Triangles - - Primes - Dimensions - Golden Mean - e, & i (for three voices) - Integers - Tessellations - Even numbers - Googols - We are numbers.