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The Magical Maze: The Natural World and the Mathematical Mind

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Author:Prof. Ian Stewart; Mathematics Dept., University of Warwick, UK
Description: At every step in a mathematical investigation you are faced with choices: some choices lead in fruitful directions, most do not. So mathematics is a maze - a logical maze, a mental maze which attempts to parallel the maze of cause and effect that we observe in the natural world. The Royal Institution of Great Britain - 1997 Christmas Lectures.

Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Books
Math Topics: Golden Ratio/Fibonacci, Graph Theory, Symmetry/Tessellations, Operations Research, Probability, Topology

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