What's the point of math?

Ben Ffrancon Davis

Book - 2020

Provides an introduction to mathematics and its uses, discussing numbers and counting, shapes and measurements, patterns and sequences, data and statistics, and probability and logic.

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Genres
Instructional and educational works
Illustrated works
Published
New York, NY : DK Publishing 2020.
Edition
First American edition
Language
English
Physical Description
127 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Bibliography
Includes index.
ISBN
9781465481733
1465481737
Main Author
Ben Ffrancon Davis (author)
Other Authors
Junaid Mubeen (author), Clarisse Hassan (illustrator)
  • What's the point of numbers and counting?
  • What's the point of shapes and measuring?
  • What's the point of patterns and sequences?
  • What's the point of data and statistics?
  • What's the point of probability and logic?
Review by Publisher Summary 1

Provides an introduction to mathematics and its uses, discussing numbers and counting, shapes and measurements, patterns and sequences, data and statistics, and probability and logic.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

Math makes the world go around. An educational book that will give you surprising answers to everyday math challenges. This book unpacks how math is an essential part of our everyday life in ways that you never thought of. Full of crazy facts, magic tricks, and mathematical brainteasers and beautiful illustrations show you that math is interesting, fun, and not intimidating at all!Ever wondered where math originated from? This fantastic educational book unpacks all the curious questions that your child has about math including intriguing historical stories that explore the often-surprising origins of math that we use in our daily lives. Learn about how the formation of number sequences began, to the origins of trigonometry, and find out how to become a trillionaire! Math in our daily lives is used in many things that might not even seem that obvious. Math Controls Just About EverythingInspire your children with numbers and help bring mathematical explanations to life with this engaging educational book. Expand their knowledge in the complexity of understanding math by using simple illustrative examples. To make these topics more exciting and impactful, the book is full of great puzzles, awesome games, and interesting facts that will break barriers in their understanding. “Try it out” examples give mathematical explanations that are simple and easy to grasp. What’s The Point Of Math? will not only change your child’s perception of numbers but give them the skills and understanding to apply the principles in their everyday life!This educational book explains the point of:- Numbers and counting - Shapes and measuring- Patterns and sequences- Probability and logic- Data and statistics