Mathematics... Are You There?

Adrián Paenza

NON FICTION. SIGLO VEINTIUNO EDITORES, 2006. 235 PAGES.

Mathematics... Are You there? It may well be hidden in a problem, but what we know for sure is that maths is around the corner, in our daily lives, waiting for us to find it.  In this trip around maths' universe we will find incredible numbers and different types of infinite, we will lean out the abyss of the division by zero and we will learn the secrets of the betting world. Mathematics also helps us to solve mysteries and estimate incredible quantities, such as the number of hairs, the litres of blood, why do we have the same numbers as one of our ancestors, etc.

In this book, the mathematician and journalist Adrián Paenza tells us thrilling stories with numbers, characters, problems and observations. A very personal and unique view of life and the universe.  

An unbeatable guide to start exploring the maths' world that has been published in 8 countries, it already has 22 editions and has sold 300.000 copies in Spanish. This book is the first of a series of five that all together have sold more than 650.000 copies.        

PUBLISHED BY: Argentina and Mexico SIGLO VEINTIUNO EDITORES | Spain RBA | Brazil CIVILIZAÇÃO BRASILEIRA | Czech Republic KNIHA ZLIN | Korea BOOKHOUSE PUBLISHERS | Germany HEYNE VERLAG | Italy BOLLATI BORINGHIERI | Portugal DOM QUIXOTE

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