As Easy As Pi: Stuff about numbers that isn't (just) maths - I Used to Know That ... (Paperback)Jamie Buchan (author)
Paperback 176 Pages / Published: 25/06/2015
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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 Taking a quirky and insightful look at the world of numbers, As Easy As Pi will delight and entertain any number enthusiast.
Publisher: Michael O'Mara Books Ltd
Number of pages: 176
Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm
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