Things to Make and Do in the Fourth Dimension by Matt Parker

Things to Make and Do in the Fourth Dimension

By Matt Parker

  • Release Date: 2014-10-30
  • Genre: Mathematics
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Stand-up mathematician and star of Festival of the Spoken Nerd, Matt Parker presents Things to Make and Do in the Fourth Dimension -- a riotous journey through the possibilities of numbers, with audience participation

- Cut pizzas in new and fairer ways!
- Fit a 2p coin through an impossibly small hole!
- Make a perfect regular pentagon by knotting a piece of paper!
- Tie your shoes faster than ever before, saving literally seconds of your life!
- Use those extra seconds to contemplate the diminishing returns of an exclamation-point at the end of every bullet-point!
- Make a working computer out of dominoes!

Maths is a game. This book can be cut, drawn in, folded into shapes and will even take you to the fourth dimension.

So join stand-up mathematician Matt Parker on a journey through narcissistic numbers, optimal dating algorithms, at least two different kinds of infinity and more.

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