**A Cultural Paradox: Fun in Mathematics**

by Jeff Zilahy

**Publisher**: Feedbooks 2010**ISBN-13**: 9780557122646**Number of pages**: 75

**Description**:

This book is ideal for students who need a little push to get motivated, and also great for scientists and those in the math community that like to be in-the-know on relevant and current topics. Perfect as an accompaniment to any science class/course.

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