Math Talk: Mathematical Ideas in Poems for Two Voices

written by Theoni Pappas

Explore mathematical ideas such as circles, fractals, and Fibonacci numbers through poetic dialogues intended to be read by two people.

One of a remarkable series of innovative books designed to demystify mathematics. Written in non-threatening and easily comprehensible style, these poems for two voices make even highly abstract subjects more approachable. Among the topics are circles, fractals, Fibonacci numbers, the Möbius strip, zero, squares, triangles, tessellations, and googols.