Moments in Mathematics


About the Book
“Mathematics is not about calculations or remembering complex rules to solve problems in the examination. It is also not about a monotonous and complex process for measuring, counting and accounting. We encounter mathematics in our everyday life in different forms. It also plays a predominant role 'in the overall development of the society. An understanding and appreciation of mathematics is therefore an essential life skill. While it aids in solving many real-life problems, it also enriches develop a logical thinking process.
The concepts of mathematics are unravelled through the conversation between young Googol and his uncle, who explains intricacies of mathematical issues and motivates him to ask more questions. The conversation is often witty and unfolds the mystical and the wonderful world of mathematics in an entertaining style. 'This book will take the reader to the beautiful and mesmerising world of mathematics.”

About the Author
Rintu Nath is a senior scientist with Vigyan Prasar, an organisation under the Department of Science and Technology. He is the Head of the Division of Information Systems of Vigyan Prasar. As a professional Engineer, he is interested in the field of data acquisition system and communication techniques. He is actively involved in developing and disseminating innovative open ended science experiments for joyful learning by students. He is also a popular science writer and regularly writes for a number of magazines and journals.

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