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Hardcover What's the Point of Math? Book

ISBN: 1465481737

ISBN13: 9781465481733

What's the Point of Math?

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Facts + Pictures = Eureka! Incredible historical and contemporary stories explore the often surprising origins of the math we use today, from number sequences to trigonometry. Crazy facts, magic tricks, and mathematical brainteasers will amuse and entertain even the most reluctant math students. Find out why an hour has 60 rather than 100 minutes and how prime numbers keep the internet working. Colorful and uncluttered illustrations make mathematical...

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