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Burkard Polster is a mathematician at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. His previous books include The Mathematics of Juggling and The Geometrical Picture Book.
I found that this text was full of brilliant observations in mathematics, and was altogether worthy of being collected. Read morePublished 7 months ago by N. Coppedge
I love all of the Little wooden books. Very nice illustrations and concise information.Published 10 months ago by Samuel
As a beginning proof writer, I enjoyed this book. It is elegant and simply written. Unfortunately, what I appreciate about this book is also what I do not like. Read morePublished 22 months ago by HeatherHH
This Wooden Book is a excellently bound, has an eye-catching cover and contains an eclectic collection of mathematical proofs. Read morePublished on July 22, 2013 by Tony Tschopp
Very nice visual demonstrations for a number of theorems. A small and elegant book, The illustrations are well drawn. I highly recommend this book.Published on June 3, 2013 by Hop and Mop David
I haven't had a chance to actually read through this yet, but the little bit I have read is just as titled... beautiful. Read morePublished on March 20, 2013 by Shaina Hocking
QED, must be read carefully, one page at a time. Many of the proofs are immediate, but
some must be re-read as in any math book. Read more
Like pond jumper I was taken aback by the 'proof' for 1 = 0.999...
Indeed I looked at the title of the chapter "Trecherous Proofs" and assumed initially that I... Read more
all of these wooden books series are so impressive.......none of these books are very expensive, 10$ at most, small and to the point... Read morePublished on September 5, 2011 by Greg A. Merrick