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Beyond Infinity: An Expedition to the Outer Limits of Mathematics

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How big is the universe? How many numbers are there? And is infinity + 1 is the same as 1 + infinity? Such questions occur to young children and our greatest minds. And they are all the same question: What is infinity? In Beyond Infinity, Eugenia Cheng takes us on a staggering journey from elemental math to its loftiest abstractions. Along the way, she considers how to use a chessboard to plan a worldwide dinner party, how to make a chicken-sandwich sandwich, and how to create infinite cookies from a finite ball of dough. Beyond Infinity shows how one little symbol holds the biggest idea of all.

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ISBN: 9781541644137
Publisher: Basic Books
Language: English
Page Count: 284
Size: 8.18" l x 5.39" w x 0.79"
Series: N/A

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