Maths in Minutes: 200 Key Concepts Explained in an Instant

Author(s): Paul Glendinning

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Both simple and accessible, Maths in Minutes is a visually led introduction to 200 key mathematical ideas. Each concept is quick and easy to remember, described by means of an easy-to-understand picture and a maximum 200-word explanation. Concepts span all of the key areas of mathematics, including Fundamentals of Mathematics, Sets and Numbers, Geometry, Equations, Limits, Functions and Calculus, Vectors and Algebra, Complex Numbers, Combinatorics, Number Theory, Metrics and Measures and Topology. Incredibly quick - clear artworks and simple explanations that can be easily remembered. Based on scientific research that the brain best absorbs information visually. Compact and portable format - the ideal, handy reference.


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Paul Glendinning is Professor of Applied Mathematics at the University of Manchester. He was a student and a lecturer at Cambridge before moving to a chair at Queen Mary, University of London and then Manchester (UMIST). He was founding Head of School for Mathematics at the combined University of Manchester and has published over fifty academic articles and an undergraduate textbook on chaos theory.

Introduction. Numbers. Sets. Sequences and series. Geometry. Algebra. Functions and calculus. Vectors and matrices. Abstract algebra. Complex numbers. Combinatorics. Spaces and topology. Logic and proof. Number theory. Glossary. Index.

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  • : 9781780873695
  • : Quercus Publishing
  • : Quercus Publishing
  • : December 2011
  • : 127mm X 127mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : March 2012
  • : books

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  • : Paul Glendinning
  • : Paperback
  • : 510
  • : 416
  • : Over 75 illustrations