The Resource Beyond infinity : an expedition to the outer limits of mathematics, Eugenia Cheng, (electronic resource)

Beyond infinity : an expedition to the outer limits of mathematics, Eugenia Cheng, (electronic resource)

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Beyond infinity : an expedition to the outer limits of mathematics
Title
Beyond infinity
Title remainder
an expedition to the outer limits of mathematics
Statement of responsibility
Eugenia Cheng
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
The brilliant and charismatic Eugenia Cheng takes us on a dizzying journey through what's bigger than infinity and smaller than its oppositeEvery child had a schoolyard fight that ended with this classic exchange: "Nuh-uh, times infinity!" "Yeah-huh, times infinity plus one!" The argument goes to the heart of a question everyone has wondered about: What is infinity?Musician, chef, and mathematician Eugenia Cheng has some answers. Whether pondering why some numbers are uncountable, or why infinity plus one is not the same as one plus infinity, Cheng takes readers on a staggering journey from math at its most elemental to its loftiest abstractions. Along the way she considers how you could use a chessboard to help plan a dinner party for the world, what it would mean to make a chicken-sandwich sandwich, and if you could create infinite cookies from a finite ball of dough (the math says yes!).For readers of Here's Looking at Euclid and The Joy of X, Beyond Infinity shows how this little symbol can make us kings and queens of infinite space
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
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TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cheng, Eugenia
Dewey number
511.3
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LC call number
QA9
LC item number
.C48618 2017ab
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other
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  • Infinite
  • Mathematics
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Label
Beyond infinity : an expedition to the outer limits of mathematics, Eugenia Cheng, (electronic resource)
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spoken word
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 sound file (08 hr., 37 min., 54 sec.))
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online
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9781478974628
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sound
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(OCoLC)980300829
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Label
Beyond infinity : an expedition to the outer limits of mathematics, Eugenia Cheng, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (08 hr., 37 min., 54 sec.))
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unknown
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online
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not applicable
Isbn
9781478974628
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not applicable
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
Media category
computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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digital
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
b050c0c9-8771-4f4c-823f-4c4aa537bd15
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not applicable
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unknown
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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(OCoLC)980300829
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not applicable
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