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How Numbers Work: Discover the Strange and Beautiful World of Mathematics

Author: Richard Webb, ed.

How Numbers Work: Discover the Strange and Beautiful World of Mathematics

Author: Richard Webb, ed.

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Item #: D32115
Format: Paperback
Pages: 224
Publication Date: 2018
Publisher: Brealey
ISBN: 9781473670358
Even if you stick to the whole numbers, there are a lot to choose from—an infinite number in fact. Throw in decimal fractions, negative numbers, the imaginary numbers, the irrational numbers like pi which never end, and infinity suddenly gets an awful lot bigger. Shedding light on this vast discipline, the articles here discuss the unexpected ways math... More
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Even if you stick to the whole numbers, there are a lot to choose from—an infinite number in fact. Throw in decimal fractions, negative numbers, the imaginary numbers, the irrational numbers like pi which never end, and infinity suddenly gets an awful lot bigger. Shedding light on this vast discipline, the articles here discuss the unexpected ways mathematics influences our everyday lives, and seek out the incredible connection between numbers and reality itself.


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