By Lillian R. Lieber
"Another first-class ebook for the lay reader of arithmetic . . . In explaining [infinity], the writer introduces the reader to a superb many different mathematical phrases and ideas that appear unintelligible in a proper textual content yet are less ambitious while awarded within the author's person and extremely readable style."-Library Journal
"The interpolations tying arithmetic into human lifestyles and notion are brilliantly clear."-Booklist
"Mrs. Lieber, during this textual content illustrated via her husband, Hugh grey Lieber, has tackled the ambitious job of explaining infinity simply, in brief line, brief sentence strategy popularized via her in The schooling of T.C. MITS."-Chicago Sunday Tribune
Infinity, one other pleasant arithmetic e-book from the creators of The schooling of T.C. MITS, deals an enjoyable, but thorough, rationalization of the concept that of, sure, infinity. obtainable to non-mathematicians, this booklet additionally cleverly connects mathematical reasoning to greater concerns in society. the recent foreword by way of Harvard arithmetic professor Barry Mazur is a tribute to the Liebers' impact on generations of mathematicians.
Lillian Lieber used to be a professor and head of the dept of arithmetic at new york collage. She wrote a sequence of light-hearted (and well-respected) math books, lots of them illustrated by way of her husband.
Barry Mazur is the Gerhard Gade college Professor of arithmetic at Harvard collage and is the writer of Imagining Numbers.
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