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The Resource Mind-bending math : riddles and paradoxes, David T. Kung

Mind-bending math : riddles and paradoxes, David T. Kung

Label
Mind-bending math : riddles and paradoxes
Title
Mind-bending math
Title remainder
riddles and paradoxes
Statement of responsibility
David T. Kung
Title variation
Math, riddles & paradoxes
Creator
Contributor
Author
Sponsor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Discover how to use logic and math to solve some of the greatesst paradoxes in history."--Container
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Cataloging source
JQR
Characteristic
videorecording
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kung, David T
Dewey number
510
Language note
In English
LC call number
QA271.K864
LC item number
2015
PerformerNote
Lecturer: David Kung
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  • Teaching Company
  • Recorded Books, LLC
Runtime
720
Series statement
Great courses. Science & mathematics
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  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics
  • Paradoxes
  • Mathematics
  • Infinite
  • Riddles
  • Paradoxes
  • Infinite
  • Mathematics
Technique
live action
Label
Mind-bending math : riddles and paradoxes, David T. Kung
Instantiates
Publication
Note
24 lectures (each 30 minutes)
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook.
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • volume
Carrier category code
  • vd
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • text
Content type code
  • tdi
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
disc 1. Everything in this lecture is false -- Elementary math isn't elementary -- Probability paradoxes -- Strangeness in statistics -- Zeno's paradoxes of motion -- Infinity is not a number ; disc 2. More than one infinity -- Cantor's infinity of infinities -- Impossible sets -- Godel proves the unprovable -- Voting paradoxes -- Why no distribution is fully fair ; disc 3. Games with strange loops -- Losing to win, strategizing to survive -- Enigmas of everyday objects -- Surprises of the small and speedy -- Bending space and time -- Filling the gap between dimensions ; disc 4. Crazy kinds of connectedness -- Twisted topological universes -- More with less, something for nothing -- When measurement is impossible -- Banach-Tarski's 1 = 1 + 1 -- The paradox of paradoxes
Control code
ocn919635610
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (720 min.)
Isbn
9781629971902
Media category
  • video
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • n
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
9781629971902
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 1466
  • 8832
  • PD1466A
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, all regions
Terms governing use
Licensed for home use of face-to-face teaching only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Mind-bending math : riddles and paradoxes, David T. Kung
Publication
Note
24 lectures (each 30 minutes)
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook.
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • volume
Carrier category code
  • vd
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • text
Content type code
  • tdi
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
disc 1. Everything in this lecture is false -- Elementary math isn't elementary -- Probability paradoxes -- Strangeness in statistics -- Zeno's paradoxes of motion -- Infinity is not a number ; disc 2. More than one infinity -- Cantor's infinity of infinities -- Impossible sets -- Godel proves the unprovable -- Voting paradoxes -- Why no distribution is fully fair ; disc 3. Games with strange loops -- Losing to win, strategizing to survive -- Enigmas of everyday objects -- Surprises of the small and speedy -- Bending space and time -- Filling the gap between dimensions ; disc 4. Crazy kinds of connectedness -- Twisted topological universes -- More with less, something for nothing -- When measurement is impossible -- Banach-Tarski's 1 = 1 + 1 -- The paradox of paradoxes
Control code
ocn919635610
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (720 min.)
Isbn
9781629971902
Media category
  • video
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • n
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
9781629971902
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 1466
  • 8832
  • PD1466A
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, all regions
Terms governing use
Licensed for home use of face-to-face teaching only.
Video recording format
DVD

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