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I decided to read Tim Gowers's book when I personally met his doctoral advisor - professor Bollobás. It occured to me then that even the most prolific and successful mathematicians appear as nice and ... Read full review
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180 degrees abstract method angles answer approximate argument axioms becomes calculations Chapter chess circle complicated concept cube curved defined definition dimensional distance divided edges equation Euclid's exactly example fact Figure follows four-dimensional four-dimensional sphere give given golden ratio graph grid hyperbolic geometry idea infinite decimal infinity Koch snowflake large number line segment logarithm manifold mathematical proof mathematicians mathematics means molecules multiply natural logarithm negative numbers number of digits number of regions number system objects obvious parallel postulate pentagons philosophical polygon possible prime number prime number theorem problem proof properties prove Pythagoras question real numbers rectangle result roughly rules sequence shape side lengths simple smaller sort space speed sphere spherical geometry square root statement straight line surface tells theory three dimensions three-dimensional Timothy Gowers trefoil knot triangle two-dimensional understand vertices visualize whole number words
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