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The Calculus Diaries free pdf Jennifer Ouellette never took maths in the sixth form, mostly because she - like most of us - assumed she wouldn't need it much in real life. But then the English graduate, now an award-winning science-writer, had a change of heart and decided to revisit the equations and formulas that had haunted her youth. The Calculus Diaries is the fun and fascinating account of a year spent confronting her numbers-phobia head on. With wit and verve, Ouellette explains how she discovered that maths could apply to everything from petrol mileages to dieting, rollercoaster rides to winning in Las Vegas.

About Jennifer Ouellette

Jennifer Ouellette is a recovering English graduate who stumbled into science writing as a struggling freelance writer in New York and found it was the perfect career for her. She has been avidly exploring her inner geek ever since. Jennifer's work has appeared in the Washington Post, Discover, Nature, Symmetry, Physics World and New Scientist. She maintains a general science-and-culture group blog called Cocktail Party Physics and also blogs about physics and space science for Discovery News. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, cosmologist Sean Carroll.

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Author : Jennifer Ouellette
Publisher : Gerald Duckworth
Data Published : 31 January 2013
ISBN : 0715645137
EAN : 9780715645130
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 336 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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