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How the Other Half Thinks

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Published by McGraw-Hill in New York .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL24282303M
ISBN 109780071382649

In fact, they know that maths is about much more than numbers; it is a profoundly philosophical endeavour, as well as a stimulating mental exercise. In How the Other Half Thinks, Sherman Stein emphasizes the creative elements of mathematics by exploring some significant mathematical discoveries through simple, intuitive manipulations. One half of the world does not know how the other half lives. This statement is as true today as it was in , when Jacob Riis wrote his groundbreaking work about the abhorrent living conditions in and around New York City tenements/5.

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  How the Other Half Thinks (Adventures in Mathematical Reasoning) Ma With its ingeniously intuitive approach, How the Other Half Thinks will appeal to those enthusiasts who are charmed by mathematics and its style of thinking, as well as those more tentative readers who would like to find out why advanced mathematics casts a spell.   A Pew poll of respondents in the 27 countries that take half of the world’s immigrants, including the United States, Canada and Western ­European nations, found that 45 percent wanted.


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How the Other Half Thinks by Sherman Stein uses this phenomenon to offer both the adept and the beginner eight fascinating illustrations of the mathematical way. With a leisurely pace, Stein guides readers through each How the Other Half Thinks book problem. His approach makes complex concepts like topology, set theory, and probability accessible and exciting.3/5(4).

With its ingeniously intuitive approach, "How the Other Half Thinks "will appeal to those enthusiasts who are charmed by mathematics and its style of thinking, as well as those more tentative readers who would like to find out why advanced mathematics casts a spell over so many of its followers/5.

How the Other Half Thinks by Sherman Stein uses this phenomenon to offer both the adept and the beginner eight fascinating illustrations of the mathematical way. With a leisurely pace, Stein guides readers through each mathematical problem. His approach makes complex concepts like topology, set theory, and probability accessible and exciting/5(16).

You should spend about 20 minutes on Questionswhich are based on Reading Passage below. Preface to ‘How the other half thinks: Adventures in mathematical reasoning’ A Occasionally, in some difficult musical compositions, there are beautiful, but easy parts – parts so simple a beginner could play them.

and parents; and for How the Other Half Thinks, intelligent lay persons with intellectual curiosity and the patience and resolve to satisfy it. Sherman Stein is probably best known for his book Mathematics: The Man-Made Universe [38], which has become a staple of general mathemat-ics courses in colleges.

In the last decade he has. Recreational and instructive, How the Other Half Thinks will appeal to die-hard math enthusiasts (of which there are many) as well as those “right-brainers” who are looking for a way to understand and enjoy math. Download How the Other Half Thinks: Adventures in Mathematical Reasoning.

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Preface to ‘How the other half thinks: Adventures in mathematical reasoning’ A Occasionally, in some difficult musical compositions, there are beautiful, but easy parts - parts so simple a beginner could play them.

Being of a non-mathematical nature and "the other half", I was forced to read this book for my college math course and do an essay on it.

My teacher told me the book discusses how non-mathematical minds think. I figured it would be something worth looking into and might help me understand math better. The book did no such thing/5. With its ingeniously intuitive approach, "How the Other Half Thinks" will appeal to those enthusiasts who are charmed by mathematics and its style of thinking, as well as those more tentative readers who would like to find out why advanced mathematics casts a spell over so many of its followers.

At once an entertaining, interactive mathematical. This is the basic premise of Sherman Stein's "How the other half thinks". Stein is from a mathematical background and is thus well prepared to appreciate both points of view.

The book consists of eight chapters, each of which focuses on one particular problem, often stemming from a very simple question which might arise in everyday life. How the Other Half Thinks is for the novice and the skilled, the poet and the scientist, the left-brained and the right-brained.

When you read this book, you are immersed in the world of mathematics, not as a spectator, but as an involved participant. Preface to ‘How the other half thinks:Adventures in mathematical reasoning’ A Occasionally, in some difficult musical compositions, there are beautiful, but easy parts – parts so simple a beginner could play them.

So it is with mathematics as well. There are some discoveries in advanced mathematics that. Attempt full reading test. This Academic IELTS Reading post deals with all the solutions for Cambridge 11 Reading Test 3 Passage 3 which is titled 'Preface to 'How the other half thinks: Adventures in mathematical reasoning'.

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How The Other Half Thinks is a book that, in a clear and interesting way, explains mathematical thought processes to "words people". I had a reverse "How The Other Half Thinks moment" today. In my pre-calculus class we are beginning trigonometry, and today we discussed (among other things) the topic of coterminal angles.

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Get this from a library. How the other half thinks: adventures in mathematical reasoning. [Sherman K Stein] -- Math enthusiasts aren't necessarily the number-crunching geeks we tend to assume. In fact, they know that math is about much more than numbers; it is a profoundly philosophical endeavor, as well as a.

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There are some discoveries in advanced mathematics that do not depend on specialized knowledge, not even on algebra, geometry, or trigonometry.