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As Easy As Pi: Stuff about numbers that isn’t (just) maths

ISBN 13: 9781782434337

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Taking a quirky and insightful look at the world of numbers, As Easy As Pi will delight and entertain any number enthusiast. In this day and age it’s hard to imagine a world without numbers. Our lives are centred around commerce and money, and it is the only language that’s the same the world over. However, did you know that for a long period of time people could not get their heads around the idea of zero, a figure representing nothing, and that it was even regarded as heretical in some circles? As Easy As Pi is an entertaining and accessible guide, written for those who love numbers – and those who don’t – and uncovers a great deal of lore and intriguing information. Including: – Snippets of fascinating numerical facts – Myths and mysticism in the world of numbers – Numbers in language and used as slang – Pop culture trivia – Useful mathematical rules to remember

ISBN 13: 9781782434337

Author: Jamie Buchan

Author(s) Jamie Buchan
Format Paperback
ISBN 13 9781782434337
Pages 176
ISBN 10 178243433X
Publisher Michael O'Mara
Publication Date 25-06-2015
Dimensions 198 × 129 × 11 mm
Dewey 512.7
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