Riot at the calc exam and other mathematically bent stories by Colin Conrad Adams

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Published by American Mathematical Society in Providence, R.I .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Mathematics -- Humor

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

StatementColin Adams.
GenreHumor
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQA99 .A235 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23180764M
ISBN 109780821848173
LC Control Number2009009835
OCLC/WorldCa316232850

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In 33 short stories although the author does include notes at the end of the book to give context to some of the mathematical references in the stories. Colin is the author or co-author of The Knot Book, How to Ace Calculus: The Streetwise Guide, How to Ace the Rest of Calculus: The Streetwise Guide, Riot at the Calc Exam and Other Mathematically Bent Stories, Why Knot?, Introduction to Topology: Pure and Applied, and Zombies & Calculus.

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He is the author of “The Knot Book”, an elementary introduction to the mathematical theory of knots, “Why Knot?”, a mathematical comic book with attached toy and “Riot at the Calc Exam and Other Mathematically Bent Stories”, a compendium of humorous math stories.

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