Calculus Diaries: A Year Discovering How Maths Can Help You Lose Weight, Win in Vegas and Survive a Zombie Apocalypse. Jennifer Ouellett

Calculus Diaries: A Year Discovering How Maths Can Help You Lose Weight, Win in Vegas and Survive a Zombie Apocalypse. Jennifer Ouellett

Jennifer Ouellette


Jennifer Ouellette by no means took maths within the 6th shape, typically simply because she - like most folks - assumed that she wouldn't desire it in genuine existence. yet then the English-graduate-turned-award-winning-science-writer had a metamorphosis of center and made up our minds to revisit these equations and formulation that had haunted her for years. The Calculus Diaries is the joys and engaging account of her yr spent confronting her number-phobia head on. With genuine wit and verve, Ouellette exhibits how she realized to use calculus to every little thing from petrol mileages to weight-reduction plan, from rollercoaster rides to taking pictures playing cards in Las Vegas - proving that anybody can examine the basics of maths' common language, and make the realm plenty extra understandable.

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