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100 essential things you didn't know you didn't know about math and the arts / John D. Barrow.

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville 700.1 Bar (Text) 32604000203626 DCTPLD AD Non-Fiction Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle 700.105 BARR (Text) 39231032967719 Adult Non-fiction Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780393246551 (hbk.) :
  • ISBN: 0393246558 (hbk.)
  • Physical Description: xiv, 301 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First American edition.
  • Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, 2015.

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General Note:
First published by Bodley Head in 2014 under the title 100 essential things you didn't know you didn't know about maths and the arts.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.:
"At first glance, the worlds of math and the arts might not seem like comfortable neighbors. But as mathematician John D. Barrow points out, they have a strong and natural affinity--after all, math is the study of all patterns, and the world of the arts is rich with pattern. Barrow whisks us through 100 thought-provoking and often whimsical intersections between math and many arts, from the golden ratios of Mondrian's rectangles and the curious fractal-like nature of Pollock's drip paintings to ballerinas' gravity-defying leaps and the next generation of monkeys on typewriters tackling Shakespeare"--Dust jacket flap.
Subject: Arts > Miscellanea.
Mathematics > Miscellanea.
Arts > Mathematics > Miscellanea.

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