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What the Reviewers Say

“With an informal, engaging tone and sound applications, The Calculus of Happiness facilitates financial literacy. This is the first time I’ve encountered a book aimed at general readers that addresses the topic of financial mathematics. It is a valuable work that will serve as a lifelong resource.”–John A. Adam, author of A Mathematical Nature Walk

“I absolutely love this book. The mathematics described is beautiful and accessible and, most important of all, truly meaningful and relevant.”–James Tanton, author of Without Words: Mathematical Puzzles to Confound and Delight

“With its appealing informal style, choice of topics inspired by everyday life, and links to the relevant mathematical concepts and methods, this book shows how mathematics can improve one’s quality of life. From healthy eating to managing the monthly budget, readers will look at their daily activities from an angle they may have never thought of.”–Max Alekseyev, The George Washington University

“[E]ngaging. . . . Readers are sure to get a sense of how content from algebra and precalculus can help inform us about important decisions that are almost universally relevant.”–Jason M. Graham, MAA Reviews (full review here)