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The great pi/e debate [videorecording] / Mathematical Association of America ; with Colin Adams, Thomas Garrity, Edward Burger
Alternate Title Subtitle on container: Which is the better number? [videorecording]
[United States] : The Mathematical Association of America, c2006
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  QA99 .A33 2006    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Mathematics -- Humor
Pi
Euler characteristic
Debates and debating
Physical Description 1 videodisc (40 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Note - System Details DVD
Summary Two professors from Williams College present arguments, challenge orthodoxy, brazenly flaunt convention, and often behave badly in this humorous debate over the relative merits of everyone's favorite transcendental numbers, pi and e, staged for the 1st Year Family Weekend at Williams College on October 29, 2005. The debate participants: Colin Adams states the case for pi, Thomas Garrity is e's champion, and Edward Burger, chair of the Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics at Williams College, serves as moderator
Performer/Participant Edward Burger, moderator
Alternate Author Adams, Colin Conrad
Garrity, Thomas A., 1959-
Burger, Edward B., 1963-
Mathematical Association of America

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