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The Resource Impossible? : surprising solutions to counterintuitive conundrums, Julian Havil

Impossible? : surprising solutions to counterintuitive conundrums, Julian Havil

Label
Impossible? : surprising solutions to counterintuitive conundrums
Title
Impossible?
Title remainder
surprising solutions to counterintuitive conundrums
Statement of responsibility
Julian Havil
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
IT-FiEUI
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1952-
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Havil, Julian
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mathematics
  • Paradox
  • Problem solving
Label
Impossible? : surprising solutions to counterintuitive conundrums, Julian Havil
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • It's common knowledge -- Simpson's paradox -- The
  • impossible problem -- Braess' paradox -- The
  • power of complex numbers -- Bucking the odds -- Cantor's paradise -- Gamow-Stern elevators -- The
  • toss of a coin -- Wild-card poker -- Two series -- Two card tricks -- The
  • spin of a needle -- The
  • best choice -- The
  • power of powers -- Benford's law -- Goodstein sequences -- The
  • Banach-Tarski paradox
Control code
FIEb1472344x
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 235 pages
Isbn
9780691131313
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)181142150
Label
Impossible? : surprising solutions to counterintuitive conundrums, Julian Havil
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • It's common knowledge -- Simpson's paradox -- The
  • impossible problem -- Braess' paradox -- The
  • power of complex numbers -- Bucking the odds -- Cantor's paradise -- Gamow-Stern elevators -- The
  • toss of a coin -- Wild-card poker -- Two series -- Two card tricks -- The
  • spin of a needle -- The
  • best choice -- The
  • power of powers -- Benford's law -- Goodstein sequences -- The
  • Banach-Tarski paradox
Control code
FIEb1472344x
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 235 pages
Isbn
9780691131313
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)181142150

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