Mathematics in Popular Culture

Mathematics in Popular Culture

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qIn this compendium, contributors consider the role of math in blockbuster films, baseball, crossword puzzles, fantasy role-playing games, and television shows to science fiction tales, award-winning plays and classic works of literature. Revealing the broad range of intersections between mathematics and mainstream culture, this collection demonstrates that even qmass entertainmentq can have a hidden depth. q--Provided by publisher.We hope that this essay has brought to light an interface between mathematics and popular culture, reflected in the New ... Our intention in presenting these puzzles is to give the reader topic-appropriate examples of how title, theme, and clueanbsp;...

Title:Mathematics in Popular Culture
Author:Jessica K. Sklar, Elizabeth S. Sklar
Publisher:McFarland - 2012-02-29


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