5 edition of **You Failed Your Math Test, Comrade Einstein** found in the catalog.

- 309 Want to read
- 32 Currently reading

Published
**June 2005** by World Scientific Publishing Company .

Written in English

- History of mathematics,
- History,
- Mathematics,
- Education / Teaching,
- Science/Mathematics,
- General,
- Essays,
- Mathematical recreations,
- Problems, exercises, etc,
- Soviet Union,
- Study and teaching (Higher)

The Physical Object | |
---|---|

Format | Paperback |

Number of Pages | 232 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL9197212M |

ISBN 10 | 9812562796 |

ISBN 10 | 9789812562791 |

You are welcome to browse! 2 3 You failed your math test, Comrade Einstein Adventures and Misadventures of Young Mathematicians Edited by M. Shifman 5 FROM THE EDITOR M. SHIFMAN Theoretical Physics Institute, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, [email protected] Everybody knows that the Soviet Union had a great culture of chess.

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Book Review. Challenges in Geometry: For Mathematical. “Coffin problems” are extremely difficult math problems which, nevertheless, have elementary solutions. They were devised for and used by admission committees at Soviet universities in the 70’s and 80’s to keep Jewish candidates (and other “undesi.

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Bella Abramovna Subbotovskaya (17 December – 23 September ) was a Soviet mathematician who founded the short-lived Jewish People's University (–) in Moscow.

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I would open something like an introductory quantum mechanics book and they would just lay out the mathematical formulation of things without giving any (or, I guess, not satisfactory) motivation about it. I realized that I wasn't even satisfied with Newtonian.

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After Einstein left school in Munich, he tried to enter college in Zurich, but flunked the entrance exam. That's where the myth that he failed math seems to most powerfully originate.

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