Edition 
2nd ed. 
Description 
xii, 514 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. 
Series 
The handy answer book series 

Handy answer book series.

Note 
Includes index. 
Contents 
The history of mathematics  Mathematics throughout history  Math basics  Foundations of mathematics  Algebra  Geometry and trigonometry  Mathematical analysis  Applied mathematics  Math in the physical sciences  Math in the natural sciences  Math in engineering  Math in computing  Everyday  Recreational math  Mathematical resources. 
Bibliography 
Includes bibliographical references and index. 
Summary 
"From modernday challenges such as balancing a checkbook, following the stock market, buying a home, and figuring out credit card finance charges to appreciating historical developments by Pythagoras, Archimedes, Newton, and other mathematicians, this engaging resource addresses more than 1,000 questions related to mathematics. Organized into chapters that cluster similar topics in an easily accessible format, this reference provides clear and concise explanations about the fundamentals of algebra, calculus, geometry, trigonometry, and other branches of mathematics. It contains the latest mathematical discoveries, including newly uncovered historical documents and updates on how science continues to use math to make cuttingedge innovations in DNA sequencing, superstring theory, robotics, and computers. With fun math facts and illuminating figures, The Handy Math Answer Book explores the uses of math in everyday life and helps the mathematically challenged better understand and enjoy the magic of numbers" Provided by publisher. 
Subject 
Mathematics  Miscellanea.


Arithmetic  Miscellanea.

Related Names 
Svarney, Thomas E.

ISBN 
1578593735 (pbk.) 

9781578593736 (pbk.) 
OCLC number 
784123671 
