Welcome to Ian Stewart's strange and magical world of mathematics! In Math Hysteria, Professor Stewart presents us with a wealth of magical puzzles, each one spun around an amazing tale: Counting the Cattle of the Sun; The Great Drain Robbery; and Preposterous Piratical Predicaments; to name but a few. Along the way, we also meet many curious characters: in short, these stories are engaging, challenging, and lots of fun!
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 256 pages, numerous figures and cartoons
- Publisher: Oxford University Press
- Publication Date: 13/05/2004
- Category: Mathematics
- ISBN: 9780198613367