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The joy of mathematics [electronic resource].

Benjamin, Arthur, (speaker,, teacher.). Aigret, Jaimée M., (producer.). Rhoades, Zachary, (producer.). Leven, Jon, (director.). Allen, Jim M., (director.). hoopla digital. (Added Author).
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Great courses (DVD).

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (22 video files (approximately 660 min.)) : sd., col.
  • Publisher: [United States] : The Great Courses, 2007.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Episode 5 The Joy of Fibonacci Numbers Episode 18 The Joy of Differential Calculus Episode 8 The Joy of Algebra Made Visual Episode 2 The Joy of Numbers Episode 9 The Joy of 9 Episode 4 The Joy of Counting Episode 3 The Joy of Primes Episode 23 The Joy of Mathematical Games Episode 19 The Joy of Approximating with Calculus Episode 16 The Joy of Infinity Episode 14 The Joy of the Imaginary Number i Episode 6 The Joy of Algebra Episode 24 The Joy of Mathematical Magic Episode 21 The Joy of Pascal's Triangle Episode 1 The Joy of Math Episode 7 The Joy of Higher Algebra Episode 11 The Joy of Geometry Episode 22 The Joy of Probability Episode 17 The Joy of Infinite Series Episode 15 The Joy of the Number e Episode 12 The Joy of Pi Episode 10 The Joy of Proofs.
Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Lecturer: Arthur T. Benjamin, Harvey Mudd College.
Summary, etc.:
Humans have been having fun and games with mathematics for thousands of years. Along the way, they've discovered the amazing utility of this field - in science, engineering, finance, games of chance, and many other aspects of life. This course of 24 half-hour lectures celebrates the sheer joy of math, taught by a mathematician who is literally a magician with numbers.
Target Audience Note:
Rated TVPG.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Mathematics > Popular works.

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