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Richard Brown

30-Second Maths

From Rubik's cubes to Godel's incompleteness theorem, everything mathematical explained, with colour illustrations, in half a minute. Maths is enjoying a resurgence in popularity. So how can you avoid being the only dinner guest who has no idea who Fermat was, or what he proved? The more you know about Maths, the less of a science it becomes. 30 Second Maths takes the top 50 most engaging mathematical theories, and explains them to the general reader in half a minute, using nothing more than two pages, 200 words and one picture. Read at your own pace, and discover that maths can be more fascinating than you ever imagined.
176 printed pages
Original publication
2012

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    Ali Abidhas quotedlast year
    If you add the terms in the Fibonacci sequence up to a certain point, the sum is always one less than a Fibonacci number; e.g., 1 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 5 + 8 is one less than the Fibonacci 21.

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