Mathematics Made Difficult has 39 ratings and 10 reviews. Saharvetes said: This is one of the most hilarious books about mathematics ever written, and li. Mathematics Made Difficult – Carl E. Linderholm – Free ebook download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read book online for free. An atttempt to explain. Keywords. Counting System Fair Exchange Disjoint Neighborhood Monoid Homomorphism Isomorphic System. These keywords were added by machine and.
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All posts and comments should be directly related to mathematics. Sadly I am too mathematically illiterate to understand them but he was very funny about language too. TeX all the things Chrome extension configure inline math to use [ ; ; ] delimiters.
I’ve read up to page 49 so far, and already it’s a brilliantly hilarious book. Nobody accepts a challenge anymore. After reading plenty of books where every example was riddled with phrases such as, “the proof is trivial and is left as an example to the reader,” “the following is an obvious consequence of,” and other proofs from the category of proof by intimidation, this book was an extreme juxtaposition of the above. Originally published on my blog here in April Well, I hope it’s as good as the title sounds.
It took two months to get through interlibrary loan. Tons of category theory, and tons of puns! I’ve been looking forward to this ever since the original post.
The book is basically inside jokes for math grad students. Amthematics rated it liked it Feb 27, Being what some might call a math-nut I found this book extremely comedic. Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities. When I was a mathematics graduate student, this book was passed around the department, delighting those of us working in pure mathematics. It is not correct in logic to prove something by saying it over again; that only works in politics, and even there it is usually considered mads to repeat the proposition hundreds of times before considering it as definitely established.
I haven’t even heard of category theory yet. This book After reading plenty of books where every example was riddled with phrases such as, “the proof is trivial and is left as an example to the reader,” “the following is an obvious consequence of,” and other proofs from the category of proof by intimidation, this book was an extreme juxtaposition of the above. Even though I’m sure I didn’t pick up on some of the book, I enjoyed reading the whole thing.
Image-only posts should be on-topic and should promote discussion; please do not post memes or similar content here. See 1 question about Mathematics Made Difficult…. How far in my math do I need to be to understand it? And so on and on. Unfortunately it is out of print, but it is not entirely impossible to find a copy. I think the mod deleted it because No pirated books are allowed! What is enjoyable about Mathematics Made Difficult is that it is very funny, full of parodies of school textbook problems and bad puns.
Return to Book Page. It would have been much better if it had just focused on overcomplicating simple proofs. May 28, Vincent Luczkow rated it it was ok Shelves: Please be polite and civil when commenting, and always follow reddiquette. Trivia About Mathematics Made He manages to pose several confusing questions about even the most basic facts. May 29, Thatsgreateric rated it it was amazing. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
Mathematics Made Difficult by Carl E. Linderholm
Numbers are either politicians or suits jathematics cards. May 22, Andreas Furth rated it it was amazing. Simple Questions – Posted Fridays. I see now that they also have a pdf version weighing in at only 3.