Alex's Adventures in Numberland: Tenth Anniversary Edition

Alex Bellos (Author)
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Description

A tenth anniversary edition of the iconic book about the wonderful world of maths

Sunday Times bestseller | Shortlisted for the BBC Samuel Johnson Prize

The world of maths can seem mind-boggling, irrelevant and, let's face it, boring. This groundbreaking book reclaims maths from the geeks. Mathematical ideas underpin just about everything in our lives: from the surprising geometry of the 50p piece to how probability can help you win in any casino. In search of weird and wonderful mathematical phenomena, Alex Bellos travels across the globe and meets the world's fastest mental calculators in Germany and a startlingly numerate chimpanzee in Japan. Packed with fascinating, eye-opening anecdotes, Alex's Adventures in Numberland is an exhilarating cocktail of history, reportage and mathematical proofs that will leave you awestruck.

This anniversary edition is fully revised and updated.

Product Details

Price
£12.99  £12.08
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date
14 May 2020
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781526623997
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