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FUNdamental Mathematics: A voyage into the quirky universe of maths & jokes

David Eelbode

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Lannoo
01 December 2019
Mathematics; Theoretical & mathematical astronomy
Mathematics does not have to be boring. On the contrary: it can be very funny. In this book David Eelbode takes you on a fascinating trip to the mathematical concept of space through personal anecdotes, sharp observations and absurd reasoning. To make the difficult parts more understandable he uses a proven concept: humour. The reader of this book will not only learn about mathematics but also about the enigmatic community of people who are working on and in this fascinating world. David Eelbode is able to capture our attention with original and intriguing metaphors. AUTHOR: David Eelbode is a professor of Mathematics at Antwerp University. He won several prizes as best professor in the faculty of Sciences and he is an active 'science comedian'. SELLING POINTS:

Unique trip through the wondrous world of mathematics Rare combination of mathematics and humour Intriguing exploration of the mathematical concept of space Catchy style of writing 40 b/w illustrations
By:   David Eelbode
Imprint:   Lannoo
Country of Publication:   Belgium
Dimensions:   Height: 215mm,  Width: 140mm, 
ISBN:   9789401462617
ISBN 10:   9401462615
Pages:   280
Publication Date:   01 December 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Unspecified

David Eelbode is a professor of Mathematics at Antwerp University. He won several prizes as best professor in the faculty of Sciences and he is an active 'science comedian'.

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