Mathematics Made Difficult has 39 ratings and 10 reviews. Saharvetes said: This is one of the most hilarious books about mathematics ever written, and li. Mathematics Made Difficult – Carl E. Linderholm – Free ebook download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read book online for free. An atttempt to explain. Keywords. Counting System Fair Exchange Disjoint Neighborhood Monoid Homomorphism Isomorphic System. These keywords were added by machine and.

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I’ve read up to page 49 so far, and already it’s a brilliantly hilarious book. Among other highlights, its category-theoretic construction of the integers and its description of all the mess involved in the terms “improper fraction” and “mixed fraction” stand out for their utter mathematical rigour and chaos. May 22, Andreas Furth rated it it was amazing. Its jokes are at many levels of mathematical sophistication, from simple puns to category theory which is itself also a joke, when carried this far.

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Tons of category theory, and tons of puns! Hilarious for those acquainted with the subject matter. These sections are generally understandable to everyone; it’s only when the author begins to derive the point diffkcult is trying to make with advanced and I do mean advanced mathematics that the reader may get lost — and that’s not necessarily a bad thing, because the point is to be overly complex about things we take for granted.


Linddrholm you watch Teen Mom religiously, a glance over this textbook might just save your nth marriage.

Jeff Rogers rated it really liked it Oct 01, I haven’t even heard of category theory yet. Even though I’m sure I didn’t pick up on some of the book, I enjoyed reading the whole thing. Mwde 1 is a number? The classic text was written for working i.


Jeremy rated it it was ok Apr 20, I wish there were more like it. Lindergolm rated it it was ok Feb 11, Wow, what a strange world.

It would have been much better if it had just focused on overcomplicating simple proofs. Submit a new text post.

difficuult Surely, this has never been done before. Adam rated it it was amazing Feb 14, To ask other readers questions about Mathematics Made Difficultplease sign up. Unfortunately it is out of print, but it is not entirely impossible to find a copy.

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Mathematics Made Difficult

A spoof of fifficult, but deeply rooted in mathematics itself an ‘insider’ spoof, as it were. Even though I’m sure I didn’t pick up on some didficult the book, I read this towards the beginning of my college math degree and most of the complexities beyond basic abstract algebra concepts were lost on me. After I’ll set up an email so it gets sent to myself when I graduate, which should be in around 5 years.


M rated it really liked it Feb 17, I would recommend it to anyone who enjoys math, but wants a more relaxed version of a textbook. One of the weirdest and best things I’ve ever read. Welcome to Reddit, the front page of the internet.

Jan 22, Roi Orzach rated it it was amazing. Mathematics Made Difficult by Carl E. I’ll be picking this one up again when I finish my undergrad to see how things have changed. I just got this book from the mtahematics a week ago.

Simon Rubinstein-Salzedo rated it liked it Oct 19, My one negative comment on the book is the high price amazon sells the book for. You may mmathematics to add in the title that it’s 25 MB. Return to Book Page.