This book is full of very lively and engaging explanations of a wide range of mathematics.
Starting simply with the subject of coincidences, the authors show how and why even in very small groups you may share a birthday with someone else.
Honestly, I know I'll reread the book--it's really funny... I can't believe I laughed out loud a few times while reading it!
Great book. Fascinating overview of unique mathematical principles.Published 2 months ago by G. Wallace
I did not find this book very interesting. I think the book is meant for people who really find understanding mathematics difficult. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Poojan Shah
This is a really interesting book, just chock full of brilliant mathematics disguised as puzzlers games, and riddles. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Fred Di Francesco
some of the points are obvious and somewhat silly. The 50-50 prediction scam was something I thought of 50 years ago- it was called mail fraud then. Read morePublished on October 22, 2011 by red
The authors try to use math and logic to explain coincidences, which is of a realm that math nor logic can always explain. Read morePublished on August 10, 2011 by Jung Wink
I bought this as a gift for my room-mate who is a math junkie....he enjoyed the read and thought others would too.Published on August 8, 2010 by Sandy Hines
Anyone who thinks that mathematics is dull or that mathematicians cannot write with eloquence, humor and wit should read this book. They will be suprised. Read morePublished on February 8, 2010 by ralph hart
This is a terrific book on a wide variety of math concepts, but you don't have to be a math expert to appreciate it! Read morePublished on July 24, 2009 by BigSur
As subtitled, CCaATMJ "mak[es] light of weighty ideas." That it also 'makes lite' of them makes CCaATMJ an entertaining but pretty insubstantial read. Read morePublished on December 10, 2008 by Librum