Young readers can discover the extraordinary ways in which math shapes our world in this beautifully illustrated full-color guide.
From the Fibonacchi sequence to weather forecasts, this accessible hardcover book is packed with clear and engaging explanations of mathematical principles. Learn about the genius minds who transformed the field, such as Isaac Newton and Alan Turing, as well as how math has shaped modern science. Big new concepts pop off the page, thanks to vibrant diagrams and an engaging, energetic prose style.
Includes: • Famous mathematicians • The math behind prime and negative numbers • The mathematics behind applied sciences, including computers, wormholes, flight and more
With a glossary of key terms, this wide-ranging guide supports STEM learning and is perfect for readers aged 8-12.