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Q.E.D.: Beauty in Mathematical Proof

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Q.E.D.: Beauty in Mathematical Proof (Burkard Polster)

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Robin rated it it was amazing Nov 14, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. This is the best math book I have ever read! I didn’t think I liked geometry but I l fell in love. Quod erat demonstrandum, indeed.

They’re short, but pack a whollup of information. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Short but quite informative. Burkard Polster is a maths q.e.d.beauty, and Monash University’s resident Mathemagician, mathematical juggler, origami expert, bubble-master, shoelace charmer, and Count von Count impersonator.

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