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Alex's Adventures in Numberland

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In this richly entertaining and accessible book, Alex Bellos explodes the myth that maths is best left to the geeks. Covering subjects from adding to algebra, from set theory to statistics, and from logarithms to logical paradoxes, he explains how mathematical ideas underpin just about everything in our lives. Alex explains the surprising geometry of the 50p piece, and the strategy of how best to gamble it in a casino. He shines a light on the mathematical patterns in nature, and on the peculiar predictability of random ...

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Alex's Adventures in Numberland
2010, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, London

ISBN-13: 9780747597162

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Alex's Adventures in Numberland
2010, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, London

ISBN-13: 9781408808863

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