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    • ISBN:9781844038633
    • Publication date:06 Oct 2016
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The Secret Life of Equations

The 50 Greatest Equations and How They Work

By Richard Cochrane

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  • £12.99

Unlock the mysteries of the most important, surprising and fascinating equations in history!

Unlock the mysteries of the most important, surprising and fascinating equations in history!

Discover the 50 equations that have led to incredible discoveries, ground-breaking technology and have shaped our understanding of the world.

From much heralded classics, like Zeno's Dichotomy and Pythagoras's Theorem, to The Schrödinger Wave Equation and Google PageRank, each equation is broken down and explained in a unique, illustrated way, so that you understand what it's about; what it's good for; its history, detail and related equations.

Behind every important scientific discovery there is an equation. They are far from baffling, and now you too can understand their power and beauty!

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  • ISBN: 9781844038589
  • Publication date: 06 Oct 2016
  • Page count: 192
  • Imprint: Cassell
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