Thinking in Numbers
How Maths Illuminates Our Lives
One look inside the brilliant, mathematical mind of a savant will change the way you see the world forever.
Math is a subject that most people don't think about if they don't need it; but if you stop to look, you'll see that it touches every facet of our lives. Mathematics affects how you get to work every morning, the appointments you make on your calendar, the rhythm of the songs you enjoy on the radio, and much, much more. Author and mathematical savant Daniel Tammet shows you the amazing language of math through its history, examples found in nature and the modern world, and anecdotes from his own personal life. This book offers a true understanding of math's inescapable impact in every part of your daily life.
You will learn:
- How musicians and artists use math to catch your attention with rhythms and patterns
- The dangerous risks and great rewards of thinking like a mathematician
- How mathematical reasoning saves you time and money, and keeps you in good health.