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Presents a collection of paradoxes from many different areas of math which reveals the math that shows the truth of these and many other unbelievable ideas. This book gives attention to problems from probability and statistics, areas where intuition can easily be wrong. It talks about the history and people associated with many of these problems.
Julian Havil is a Master at Winchester College, England, where he has taught mathematics for more than thirty years. His previous book was Gamma: Exploring Euler's Constant (Princeton).