Think Like a Mathematician and Avoid Being Wrong

A new report finds too many NYC high schools don't offer upper level science and mathematics courses

Jordan Ellenberg explains why math isn’t confined to abstract incidents that never occur in real life, but rather touches everything we do. In How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking, Ellenberg reveals the hidden structures underneath the messy and chaotic surface of our world and explains how math is actually a science of not being wrong that’s been hammered out by centuries of hard work and argument.