The Curiosities of a Mathematical Crystal Ball
Unexpected Expectations: The Curiosities of a Mathematical Crystal Ball explores how paradoxical challenges involving mathematical expectation often necessitate a reexamination of basic premises. The author takes you through mathematical paradoxes associated with seemingly straightforward...
Published June 4th 2012 by A K Peters/CRC Press
A Mathematical Paradox
Take an apple and cut it into five pieces. Would you believe that these five pieces can be reassembled in such a fashion so as to create two apples equal in shape and size to the original? Would you believe that you could make something as large as the sun by breaking a pea into a finite number of...
Published January 18th 2007 by A K Peters/CRC Press