Descript 
xii, 220 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm 

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Note 
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201214) and index 

Is math the universal language? Math and the problem of communicating across cultures  Can math eliminate bias? Math and the problem of fairness  Can math predict the next move? Math and the problem of winning (or not losing, at least)  Can math open doors? Math and the problem of opportunity  What is genuine beauty? Math and the problem of perception 

"Weltman discusses ways that math is applied to solve realworld problems in the social sciences, humanities, and artsall while making complex lines of thought seem simple. The author also highlights stories of people who did not fit the standard portrait of a mathematician but still made meaningful contributions to mathematics" Provided by publisher 
Subject 
Mathematics  Social aspects


Mathematics  History


Mathematics  Aesthetics

Alt Title 
Sup3r math : the power of numbers for good and evil 
