We believe that all curious people can enjoy and understand great mathematical ideas without having to brush up on garden-variety school math or relive their painful algebra daze.

        ---Edward B. Burger, Michael Starbird

Edward B. Burger and Michael Starbird, Coincidences, Chaos, and All That Math Jazz: Making Light of Weighty Ideas, W.W. Norton & Company, 2005. Quoted from the Front matter: Opening thoughts.

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