The Math Behind Science, Society, and Technology

Scientific American Explores Big Ideas

Albert Einstein once said, “Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.” While readers may see math as an isolated discipline, in reality, it is at the core of many social, economic, and physical realms of society. This title offers explanatory text that helps readers understand key mathematical concepts such as the importance of p values in statistical analysis. It also reveals how math can be used in unexpected ways, including to combat gerrymandering. Complete with an exploration of theoretical issues in mathematics, this intriguing title will help readers see how math is crucial to our understanding of the world.

Library Bound Book List: $43.95 / S&L: $32.95
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Reading Level: 9-10

Interest Level: 9-12+

Product type : Library Bound Book
ISBN : 978-1-6841-6937-5
Author : Scientific American Editors
Copyright : 2023
Language : English
Pages : 160
Trim : 6" x 9"
Dewey : 300--dc23
Detailed Table of Contents • Glossary • Further Information Section • Index