Why Do Buses Come in Threes?: The Hidden Mathematics of Everyday Life

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Eastaway, Rob; Wyndham, Jeremy
Editore: Turner Publishing Company, United States (2000)
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Descrizione libro Turner Publishing Company, United States, 2000. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. New edition. 231 x 152 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. Deals in a very entertaining way with problems in normal life related to mathematics, luck, coincidence, gambling. ? The Independent (London)Why do your chances of winning the lottery increase if you buy your ticket on Friday? Why do traffic lights always seem to be red when you?re in a hurry? Is bad luck just chance, or can it be explained?The intriguing answers to these and other questions about the curiosities of everyday life can be found in this delightfully irreverent and highly informative book. Why Do Buses Come in Threes? explains how math and the laws of probability are constantly at work in our lives, affecting everything we do, from getting a date to catching a bus to cooking dinner. With great humor and a genuine love for the subject, Rob Eastaway and Jeremy Wyndham present solutions to such conundrums as how fast one should run in the rain to stay dry and who was the greatest sportsman of all time.Discover the mathematical explanations for the strange coincidence of two.Presidents dying on July 4, the uncanny accuracy of horoscopes, and other not-so-coincidental coincidences. Eastaway and Wyndham also reveal how television ratings work, which numbers are more likely to be big winners in the lottery, and why bad things, just like buses, always seem to happen in threes.Whether you have a degree in astrophysics or haven t touched a math problem since high school, this book sends you on a fascinating journey through the logic of life where Newton s laws explain bar fights, exploding rabbit populations, and why showers always run either too hot or too cold. Why Do Buses Come in Threes? is a delightfully entertaining ride that reveals the relevance of math in absolutely everything we do. Codice libro della libreria APC9780471379072

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Descrizione libro Turner Publishing Company, United States, 2000. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. New edition. 231 x 152 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. Deals in a very entertaining way with problems in normal life related to mathematics, luck, coincidence, gambling. ? The Independent (London)Why do your chances of winning the lottery increase if you buy your ticket on Friday? Why do traffic lights always seem to be red when you?re in a hurry? Is bad luck just chance, or can it be explained?The intriguing answers to these and other questions about the curiosities of everyday life can be found in this delightfully irreverent and highly informative book. Why Do Buses Come in Threes? explains how math and the laws of probability are constantly at work in our lives, affecting everything we do, from getting a date to catching a bus to cooking dinner. With great humor and a genuine love for the subject, Rob Eastaway and Jeremy Wyndham present solutions to such conundrums as how fast one should run in the rain to stay dry and who was the greatest sportsman of all time.Discover the mathematical explanations for the strange coincidence of two.Presidents dying on July 4, the uncanny accuracy of horoscopes, and other not-so-coincidental coincidences. Eastaway and Wyndham also reveal how television ratings work, which numbers are more likely to be big winners in the lottery, and why bad things, just like buses, always seem to happen in threes.Whether you have a degree in astrophysics or haven t touched a math problem since high school, this book sends you on a fascinating journey through the logic of life where Newton s laws explain bar fights, exploding rabbit populations, and why showers always run either too hot or too cold. Why Do Buses Come in Threes? is a delightfully entertaining ride that reveals the relevance of math in absolutely everything we do. Codice libro della libreria APC9780471379072

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Descrizione libro John Wiley & Sons. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. This item is printed on demand. Paperback. 156 pages. Deals in a very entertaining way with problems in normal life related to mathematics, luck, coincidence, gambling. The Independent (London)Why do your chances of winning the lottery increase if you buy your ticket on Friday Why do traffic lights always seem to be red when youre in a hurry Is bad luck just chance, or can it be explainedThe intriguing answers to these and other questions about the curiosities of everyday life can be found in this delightfully irreverent and highly informative book. Why Do Buses Come in Threes explains how math and the laws of probability are constantly at work in our lives, affecting everything we do, from getting a date to catching a bus to cooking dinner. With great humor and a genuine love for the subject, Rob Eastaway and Jeremy Wyndham present solutions to such conundrums as how fast one should run in the rain to stay dry and who was the greatest sportsman of all time. Discover the mathematical explanations for the strange coincidence of two. Presidents dying on July 4, the uncanny accuracy of horoscopes, and other not-so-coincidental coincidences. Eastaway and Wyndham also reveal how television ratings work, which numbers are more likely to be big winners in the lottery, and why bad things, just like buses, always seem to happen in threes. Whether you have a degree in astrophysics or havent touched a math problem since high school, this book sends you on a fascinating journey through the logic of life where Newtons laws explain bar fights, exploding rabbit populations, and why showers always run either too hot or too cold. Why Do Buses Come in Threes is a delightfully entertaining ride that reveals the relevance of math in absolutely everything we do. This item ships from La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Codice libro della libreria 9780471379072

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