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Title:
A mathematical medley : gleanings from the globe and beyond
Author:
Laubach, Winton.
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Publication Information:
Golden, Colo. : Aftermath Pub., [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
138 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
The cow that walked the involute -- Pianos are tachometers -- Gilding the golden rectangle -- The Fibonacci-golden ratio connection -- At the drop of a needle -- A shortcut to a head count -- Treatise on air pressure -- Distance to the horizon -- Probability about birthdays -- A fascinating array of numbers -- What goes up must come down -- Ramifications of leap year -- Miscellaneous tidbits -- The cinematic stroboscope -- Tips for mental arithmetic -- Bombers, bullets and shock waves -- A lunar look -- Some terrestrial measurements -- Some terrestrial navigation -- Fun with the Sun -- Much ado about orbits -- Four for the road.
ISBN:
9780967008707
Format :
Book

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