Seventeen Equations That Changed The World
Written by Ian Stewart and edited by John Davey.
From Newton’s Law of Gravity to the Black-Scholes model used by bankers, equations have contributed to many innovations in the modern world! The book explores how Pythagoras' Theorem led to the development of GPS, how logarithms are applied in architecture and why imaginary numbers were important in the development of the digital camera. This book might help your teen wonder… how will maths be used to change the world next?