The 20 Big Maths Questions
9781782069485   Product Code: 19405
What is mathematics for, and where do numbers come from? Beginning with those fundamental questions, this accessible book introduces the work of history's greatest mathematical minds, from Pythagoras and Euclid to Fermat and Godel, as well as setting out the perplexing problems which cutting-edge research is still trying to solve, such as the Riemann hypothesis. Previously published as The Big Questions: Mathematics.