Did you know Alice in Wonderland is all about math?

You may know that Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland was written by Lewis Carroll, but did you know that his real name was Charles Dodgson and that he was also a mathematician?  Many mathematical concepts can be found in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland if you look for them, and some have suggested the novel was written as a satire on the new modern mathematics emerging in the mid-19th century.

Read more in these articles at:

io9 – A Math-Free Guide to the Math of Alice in Wonderland

New Scientist – Alice’s adventures in algebra: Wonderland solved

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