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Amazing Math Projects You Can Build Yourself [electronic resource] : Numbers, Geometry, Shapes.

Authors: Bardos, Laszlo C.
Call number: eBook
Publisher: Chicago : Nomad Press, 2010.
Publication date: 2010.
Subject: Mathematics -- Juvenile literature.
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Title: Amazing Math Projects You Can Build Yourself [electronic resource] : Numbers, Geometry, Shapes.
Physical description: 1 online resource (146 p.)
Contents note: Cover; Copyright; Other titles from NP; Table of Contents; Introduction to Math; SEC 1: Numbers & Counting; Counting in Different Numberal Systems; Abacus; Triangular Numbers; Square Numbers; Prime Numbers; Fractions; Fibonacci Sequence; Golden Ratio; SEC 2: Angles, Curves, and Paths; Angles; Parabola; Ellipses; Cutting a Cone; Paths; Random Walk; Shortest Shoelace; SEC 3: Shapes; Polygons; Triangles; Stars; Circles; Möbius Strip; Platonic Solids; Tetrahedron; Icosahedron; Pyramids; Geodesic Domes; Hyperboloid; Hyperbolic Paraboloid; SEC 4: Patterns; String Art; Bubbles; Snowflakes
Distorted ImagesTilings and Patterns; Solutions; Glossary; Bibliography; Index; Back Cover;
Notes: Description based upon print version of record.
Summary note: From prime numbers to paraboloids, this collection of projects proves that learning mathematics can still be fun. Introducing children to the beauty and wonder of the subject through hands-on activities, this guide demonstrates how to construct a geodesic dome big enough for a person to sit in, solve the world's hardest two-piece puzzle, pass a straight line through a curved slot, and amaze others with the mysterious Möbius strip. Emphasizing how mathematics can be encountered in daily life, this intriguing reference highlights the hidden patterns in snowflakes, soap bubbles, and even the grac.
Added author: OverDrive, Inc., distributor.
Carbaugh, Sam.
Available in other form: Bardos, Laszlo C. Amazing Math Projects You Can Build Yourself : Numbers, Geometry, Shapes
ISBN: 9781936313228 (electronic bk.)
1936313227 (electronic bk.)
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Bib No.: 1388997

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