Mathematical Journeys (Paperback)

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MATHEMATICAL JOURNEYS-a unique book of math ideas for teachers, homeschoolers, and anyone who wants to learn about the world of mathematics.

Unlock secrets and joy behind math ideas.

Discover how math concepts evolve and connect.

Stimulate curiosity and the awe behind mathematics.

Develop creative and inspiring ways to introduce us to mathematical ideas.

Important tool enhances and enriches mathematics distance learning

Are you a teacher, parent, homeschooler, or just plain curious or perplexed by mathematics, if so Mathematical Journeys will open new vistas into why math is so important and essential in our lives while expanding your knowledge of math. Pappas' new book focuses on looking at math ideas not often covered in the traditional classroom...showing us that math is more than knowing how to add, subtract or solve equations. Explore such ideas as Discovering the golds of mathematics or Delving into non-Euclidean geometries. Pappas' design and writing style makes us wanting to learn more about math.

About the Author


Theoni Pappas is passionate about mathematics. A native Californian, Pappas received her B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1966 and her M.A. from Stanford University in 1967. She taught high school and college mathematics for nearly two decades, then turned to writing a remarkable series of innovative books which reflect her commitment to demystifying mathematics and making the subject more approachable. Through her pithy, nonthreatening and easily comprehensible style, she breaks down mathematical prejudices and barriers to help one realize that mathematics is a dynamic world of fascinating ideas that can be easily accessible to the layperson. Her math calendars and over 18 math books appeal to both young and adult audiences alike. Three of her books have been Book-of-the Month Club selections, and her Joy of Mathematics was selected as a Pick of the Theoni Pappas is passionate about mathematics. A native Californian, Pappas received her B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1966 and her M.A. from Stanford University in 1967. She taught high school and college mathematics for nearly two decades, then turned to writing a remarkable series of innovative books which reflect her commitment to demystifying mathematics and making the subject more approachable. Through her pithy, nonthreatening and easily comprehensible style, she breaks down mathematical prejudices and barriers to help one realize that mathematics is a dynamic world of fascinating ideas that can be easily accessible to the layperson.Her math calendars and over 18 math books appeal to both young and adult audiences alike. Three of her books have been Book-of-the Month Club selections, and her Joy of Mathematics was selected as a Pick of the Paperbacks. Her books have been translated foreign languages which include Japanese, Finnish, French, Slovakian, Czech, Korean, Turkish, Russian, Thai, simplified and traditional Chinese, Portuguese, Italian, Vietnamese, and Spanish. In 2000 Pappas received the University of California Alumni Association's Excellence in Achievement Award for her work on books and other innovative products that deal with mathematics. She currenttly lives in Palo Alto, CA.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781884550805
ISBN-10: 1884550800
Publisher: Wide World Publishing
Publication Date: June 1st, 2021
Pages: 160
Language: English