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By Burkard Polster

Q.E.D. offers essentially the most recognized mathematical proofs in a captivating e-book that may attract nonmathematicians and math specialists alike. grab directly why Pythagoras's theorem has to be right. keep on with the traditional chinese language facts of the quantity formulation for the tricky frustum, and Archimedes' approach for locating the quantity of a sphere. realize the secrets and techniques of pi and why, opposite to well known trust, squaring the circle rather is feasible. research the sophisticated artwork of mathematical domino tumbling, and learn how cutting cones helped keep a urban and positioned a guy at the moon.

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