Starting with fundamental math, readers will be guided through scenarios such as communicating with an alien civilization, saving a town from a zombie apocalypse, containing an oil spill, excavating a fossil with groundbreaking scientific potential, and even performing Hollywood stunts in a blockbuster action film. The book ties together the power of equations and problem-solving skills by demonstrating the versatility of mathematical principles in addressing a wide range of fantastical and outlandish situations.
How Pi Can Save Your Life blends humor, creativity, and mathematics to encouraging readers to explore the practical applications of mathematical thinking in unconventional and entertaining contexts.
Written by Chris Waring. Publish by Ulysses Press, 2021. Softcover, 256 pages.