For those who enjoy Math history, this book is fascinating.
Cardono is certainly one of the strangest characters in the history of mathematics, and Dunham does a great job telling the story.
I only began to understand the most basic concepts in math when I taught Algebra I for a semester to high school freshmen.
I always had in mind to read this book and after eight years, I finally had the time to read it. Great book indeed, very well explained and written. Read morePublished 21 days ago by Luis Mansilla M
This was a good balance of biographical information and discussion of the contributions these great minds made to mathematics. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Oliver Willard
A teacher gave me this book and I thought it was a fun enjoyable "math book". A kind of math that I think anyone could get into if they didn't pick it up expecting to have... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Example