Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 80. Chapters: Leonardo da Vinci, Arcadia, Magic square, Mathematical folklore, Danica McKellar, Proof, Mathematics and art, Erd?s-Bacon number, Numb3rs, Sudoku, Infinite monkey theorem in popular culture, Ethnomathematics, Math rock, Mathematics and architecture, Music and mathematics, Possible Worlds, Fibonacci numbers in popular culture, Numeracy, Mathematical joke, Kakuro, Mathematics and fiber arts, Lillian Rosanoff Lieber, Avraham Trahtman, KenKen, Road coloring problem, Apostolos Doxiadis, Popular mathematics, Ethnocomputing, Mathematica: A World of Numbers... and Beyond, A Disappearing Number, The Swallow's Tail, M. C. Escher's legacy, Navigrid, String art, Math Suks, Isolate, Fractics, Umbilic torus, Teakettle principle, Innumeracy, Hidato. Excerpt: Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci ( )) (April 15, 1452 - May 2, 1519) was an Italian Renaissance polymath: painter, sculptor, architect, musician, scientist, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, geologist, cartographer, botanist and writer. Leonardo has often been described as the archetype of the Renaissance Man, a man of qunquenchable curiosityq and qfeverishly inventive imagination.q He is widely considered to be one of the greatest painters of all time and perhaps the most diversely talented person ever to have lived. According to art historian Helen Gardner, the scope and depth of his interests were without precedent and qhis mind and personality seem to us superhuman, the man himself mysterious and remote.q Marco Rosci points out, however, that while there is much speculation about Leonardo, his vision of the world is essentially logical rather than mysterious, and that the empirical methods he employed were unusual for his time. Born out of wedlock to a notary, Piero da Vinci, and a peasant woman, Caterina, at Vinci in the region of Florence, Leonardo was educated...Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.

Title | : | Mathematics and Culture: Leonardo Da Vinci, Arcadia, Magic Square, Mathematical Folklore, Danica McKellar, Proof, Mathematics and Art, Numb3rs |

Author | : | Source Wikipedia, Books Llc |

Publisher | : | Books LLC, Wiki Series - 2010-09 |

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