Curious: Life Hacks Through Maths by Lily Serna


From Lily Serna, as seen on Letters and Numbers and Catalyst.

How can maths help you to kick the perfect penalty goal, win an argument, impress your friends and spot fake news?

With easy-to-understand maths logic, simple psychology and engaging anecdotes from her own life, mathematician Lily Serna shows us that maths can unlock the secrets of the universe. For she has been curious about the universe ever since her grandfather taught her about infinity when she was five years old.

Now, she shares her wonder at how things work through mathematically proven and fascinating insights. She wants to help all of us – especially the maths phobic – embrace the maths that surrounds us and solve the most common problems of modern living – all without making us learn a single formula. Well, maybe just one or two friendly ones …