Everything is mathematical: curious curves - ellipses, hyperbolae and other geometric wonders

A famous writer once distinguished between the 'lines of intellect' and the 'curves of emotions'. Accepting this metaphor, readers should be warned this book, despite dealing with mathematics, abounds with emotion every page! Its elegant and sinuous heroines are known by suggestive names such as ellipse, hyperbola, spiral and conchoid, and their fine definition and seductive properties have turned the heads of mathematicians since the dawn of thought itself!

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Author(s)Josep Sales, Francesc Banyuls
Age16-19, FE/HE
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Shelf referenceA 511 EVE
Direct URLhttps://www.stem.org.uk/xfz2k

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