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Author Adam, John A.

Title A mathematical nature walk / John A. Adam.

Imprint Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    510 ADA    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    510 ADA    Available
Description xx, 248 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [243]-246) and index.
Contents Introduction -- At the beginning... -- In the "playground" -- In the garden -- In the neighborhood -- In the shadows -- In the sky -- In the nest -- In (or on) the water -- In the forest -- In the national park -- In the night sky -- At the end... -- Appendix 1: A very short glossary of mathematical terms and functions -- Appendix 2: Answers to questions 1-15 -- Appendix 3: Newton's law of cooling -- Appendix 4: More mathematical patterns in nature.
Subject Mathematics in nature -- Miscellanea.
Mathematical analysis -- Miscellanea.
ISBN 9780691128955 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0691128952 (hardcover : alk. paper)

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