The Resource Humble pi : when math goes wrong in the real world, Matt Parker
Humble pi : when math goes wrong in the real world, Matt Parker
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The item Humble pi : when math goes wrong in the real world, Matt Parker represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Bryn Athyn College, Swedenborg Library.This item is available to borrow from 1 library branch.
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The item Humble pi : when math goes wrong in the real world, Matt Parker represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Bryn Athyn College, Swedenborg Library.
This item is available to borrow from 1 library branch.
 Summary
 "This tour of realworld mathematical disasters reveals the importance of math in everyday life. All sorts of seemingly innocuous mathematical mistakes can have significant consequences. Exploring and explaining a litany of glitches, near misses, and mathematical mishaps involving the internet, big data, elections, street signs, lotteries, the Roman Empire, and an Olympic team, Matt Parker uncovers the ways math trips us up"
 Language
 eng
 Extent
 314 pages
 Note

 Page numbers are in reverse order
 First published in Great Britain as: Humble pi : a comedy of maths errors by Allen Lane, an imprint of Penguin Random House Uk, 2019Title page verso
 Includes index
 Contents

 Losing track of time
 Engineering mistakes
 Little data
 Out of shape
 You can't count on it
 Does not compute
 Probably wrong
 Put your money where your mistakes are
 A roundabout way
 Too small to notice
 Units, conventions, and why can't we all just get along?
 Stats the way I like it
 Titloay Rodanm
 Does not compute
 So, what have we learned from out mistakes?
 Isbn
 9780593084687
 Label
 Humble pi : when math goes wrong in the real world
 Title
 Humble pi
 Title remainder
 when math goes wrong in the real world
 Statement of responsibility
 Matt Parker
 Title variation
 Humble pie
 Language
 eng
 Summary
 "This tour of realworld mathematical disasters reveals the importance of math in everyday life. All sorts of seemingly innocuous mathematical mistakes can have significant consequences. Exploring and explaining a litany of glitches, near misses, and mathematical mishaps involving the internet, big data, elections, street signs, lotteries, the Roman Empire, and an Olympic team, Matt Parker uncovers the ways math trips us up"
 Assigning source
 Provided by publisher
 Cataloging source
 DLC
 http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
 Parker, Matt
 Illustrations
 illustrations
 Index
 index present
 LC call number
 QA93
 LC item number
 .P37275 2020
 Literary form
 non fiction
 http://library.link/vocab/subjectName

 Mathematics
 Mathematics
 Label
 Humble pi : when math goes wrong in the real world, Matt Parker
 Note

 Page numbers are in reverse order
 First published in Great Britain as: Humble pi : a comedy of maths errors by Allen Lane, an imprint of Penguin Random House Uk, 2019Title page verso
 Includes index
 Carrier category
 volume
 Carrier category code

 nc
 Carrier MARC source
 rdacarrier
 Content category
 text
 Content type code

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 Content type MARC source
 rdacontent
 Contents
 Losing track of time  Engineering mistakes  Little data  Out of shape  You can't count on it  Does not compute  Probably wrong  Put your money where your mistakes are  A roundabout way  Too small to notice  Units, conventions, and why can't we all just get along?  Stats the way I like it  Titloay Rodanm  Does not compute  So, what have we learned from out mistakes?
 Control code
 on1099569656
 Dimensions
 24 cm
 Extent
 314 pages
 Isbn
 9780593084687
 Lccn
 2019029057
 Media category
 unmediated
 Media MARC source
 rdamedia
 Media type code

 n
 Other physical details
 illustrations
 System control number
 (OCoLC)1099569656
 Label
 Humble pi : when math goes wrong in the real world, Matt Parker
 Note

 Page numbers are in reverse order
 First published in Great Britain as: Humble pi : a comedy of maths errors by Allen Lane, an imprint of Penguin Random House Uk, 2019Title page verso
 Includes index
 Carrier category
 volume
 Carrier category code

 nc
 Carrier MARC source
 rdacarrier
 Content category
 text
 Content type code

 txt
 Content type MARC source
 rdacontent
 Contents
 Losing track of time  Engineering mistakes  Little data  Out of shape  You can't count on it  Does not compute  Probably wrong  Put your money where your mistakes are  A roundabout way  Too small to notice  Units, conventions, and why can't we all just get along?  Stats the way I like it  Titloay Rodanm  Does not compute  So, what have we learned from out mistakes?
 Control code
 on1099569656
 Dimensions
 24 cm
 Extent
 314 pages
 Isbn
 9780593084687
 Lccn
 2019029057
 Media category
 unmediated
 Media MARC source
 rdamedia
 Media type code

 n
 Other physical details
 illustrations
 System control number
 (OCoLC)1099569656
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