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A Mathematician Reads the Newspaper

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In this lively volume, mathematician John Allen Paulos employs his singular wit to guide us through an unlikely mathematical jungle,the pages of the daily newspaper. From the Senate and sex to celebrities and cults, Paulos takes stories that may not seem to involve math at all and demonstrates how mathematical naivete can put readers at a distinct disadvantage. Whether he's using chaos theory to puncture economic and environmental predictions, applying logic to clarify the hazards of spin doctoring and news compression, or ...

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0465089992

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A Mathematician Reads the Newspaper
2013, Basic Books (AZ), New York

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A Mathematician Reads the Newspaper
1997, Anchor Books, New York, NY

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Mathematician Reads the Newspaper
1996, Turtleback Books

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1995, Basic Books, New York, NY

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