Ever wonder how many people you should date before settling for “the one”?
What makes a face beautiful?
What’s the best way to slice a bagel to make the most room for cream cheese?
How should you run a marathon?
Can you really find the answers to all of these questions in THE JOY OF X by Steven Strogatz?
A delightful tour of the greatest ideas of math, showing how math intersects with philosophy, science, art, business, current events, and everyday life, by an acclaimed science communicator and regular contributor to the New York Times, THE JOY OF X will change the way you think about math, for the better!