9780143120070

Proofiness How You're Being Fooled by the Numbers

  • ISBN 13:

    9780143120070

  • ISBN 10:

    0143120077

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 09/27/2011
  • Publisher: Penguin Books

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Summary

The bestselling author of "Zero" shows how mathematical misinformation pervades and shapes daily lives. "Proofiness," as Seife explains in this eye-opening book, is the art of using pure mathematics for impure ends, and he reminds readers that bad mathematics has a dark side.

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