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Author Perritano, John.
Title Building math / by John Perritano.
Pub Info New York, N.Y. : Marshall Cavendish Benchmark, c2009.
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 Orleans-Children's Room  J 510 PERR     AVAILABLE
Descript 32 p. : ill. (mostly col.), map ; 26 cm.
Series Math alive
Math alive.
Summary This book tells you all about how mathematical concepts are used to build some of the most amazing building and structures around the world.
Note Includes index.
Contents Ancient structures: Egyptian pyramids -- Birth of geometry -- Great Wall of China -- Parthenon -- Skyscrapers and bridges: Sears Tower -- Brooklyn Bridge -- Golden Gate Bridge -- Water wonders: Hoover Dam -- Chunnel -- Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Engineering mathematics -- Juvenile literature.
Engineering mathematics -- Experiments -- Juvenile literature.
Engineering mathematics.
Engineering mathematics -- Experiments.
ISBN 9780761432104
0761432108
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