Welcome back to Ian Stewart's magical world of mathematics!
This is a strange world of never-ending chess games, empires on the moon, furious fireflies, and, of course, disputes over how best to cut a cake. Each quirky tale presents a fascinating mathematical puzzle - challenging, fun, and also introducing the reader to a significant mathematical problem in an engaging and witty way.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 248 pages, 20 specially commissioned B&W cartoons, plus some simple mathematical diagrams
- Publisher: Oxford University Press
- Publication Date: 12/10/2006
- Category: Mathematics
- ISBN: 9780199205905