Table of Contents

Introduction: How to read mathematics.
Mathematical discovery in the classroom.
Don't reach for your calendar (Yet).
Have another piece of pie, Zeno?.
Thinking like a mathematician- Lessons from a medieval rabbi.
What is mathematics good for?.
Three averages.
Algorithms- the unexpected role of pure mathematics.
Pythagoras' theorem and math by pictures.
Memorizing versus understanding.
Games and gambling.
Soccer balls and counting tricks.
Pizza Pi and area.
Back to the classroom. Rediscovering mathematics is an eclectic collection of mathematical topics and puzzles aimed at talented youngsters and inquisitive adults who want to expand their view of mathematics.--[book cover]