2 edition of **Fallacies in mathematics.** found in the catalog.

Fallacies in mathematics.

E. A. Maxwell

- 344 Want to read
- 24 Currently reading

Published
**1959**
by University Press in Cambridge [Eng.]
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Written in English

- Mathematical recreations.,
- Fallacies (Logic)

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA95 .M37 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | 95 p. |

Number of Pages | 95 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL5777258M |

LC Control Number | 59016217 |

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Buy a cheap copy of Mathematical Fallacies and Paradoxes book by Bryan Bunch. Stimulating, thought-provoking analysis of a number of the most interesting intellectual inconsistencies in mathematics, physics, and language. Delightful Free shipping over $ You can easily find you have a fallacy in your statement if you idenitfy the following results in your math-script. Your proof is being theoretically correct, and no mistakes are found; Your proof ended with some equals, which are universally unequal. For example, 2 = 1, a = b, where a > b etc.

Preface; 1. The mistake, the howler and the fallacy; 2. Four geometrical fallacies enunciated; 3. Digression on elementary geometry; 4. The ‘Isoceles Triangle’ fallacy analysed; 5. The other geometrical fallacies analysed; 6. Some fallacies in algebra and trigonometry; 7. Fallacies in differentiation; 8. Fallacies in integration; 9. Click to read more about Fallacies in Mathematics by E. A. Maxwell. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers4/5.

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Since the book does not attempt to teach the math, just the logic, the book has remained relevant even though it has nothing to say about the advances in computational methodology since Read more.

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There is no other book like it.'. The first half of the book functions as a “warm-up” for the second half. Bunch assumes that the reader knows high school algebra and a little high school geometry, but uses the fallacies and paradoxes in the first three chapters to introduce more advanced concepts, which he then draws on later in the book.

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