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Math Trek: Adventures in the Math Zone

Math Trek: Adventures in the Math Zone

Ivars Peterson, Nancy Henderson

ISBN: 978-0-471-31570-4 October 1999 Jossey-Bass 128 Pages

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$16.00

Description

There s a new amusement park in town. Come on in and find out allthe exciting ways you can have fun with math in everyday life.Wander through the fractal forest, take a ride on the M?obius-striproller coaster, and get dizzy learning about how math makes theTilt-A-Whirl possible. The more activities you try, the more you lllearn how cool it can be to see the world through the eyes of amathematician.

Once you ve sampled some of the interesting and unique projects inMath Trek, from untangling unknots to winning games with weird diceto figuring out secret codes, you ll see that every trip to theMathZone is an exciting adventure!
Do Knot Enter.

The MapZone.

The Crazy Roller Coaster.

Mersenne's Fun House.

The Fractal Pond Race.

Tilt-A-Whirl Madness.

Luck on the Boredwalk.

The Code-Locked Door.

The Wild Game Hall.

Way Out!

Answers.

Glossary.

Further Readings.

Index.