
05149676
b
2008d.00002
Hathout, Leith
Crimes and mathdemeanors.
Wellesley, MA: A K Peters (ISBN 9781568812601/pbk). ix, 196~p. (2007).
2007
Wellesley, MA: A K Peters
EN
A23
A24
M94
U44
M93
U43
recreational mathematics
short stories
problem sets
mathematical applications
everyday mathematics
combinatorics
stochatics
calculus
equations
inequalities
Publisher's description: A collection of short detective stories for young adults who are interested in applying high school level mathematics and physics to solve mysteries. The main character is Ravi, a 14yearold math genius who helps the local police solve cases. Each chapter is a detective story with a mathematical puzzle at its core that Ravi is able to solve. The author invites the reader to solve the case on his or her own and then explains the mathematics used to find the solution to the puzzle.