[KINDLE] ¼ The Penguin Dictionary of Curious and Interesting Numbers: Revised Edition | BY ↠ David G. Wells #2020


  • Title: The Penguin Dictionary of Curious and Interesting Numbers: Revised Edition
  • Author: David G. Wells
  • ISBN: 9780140261493
  • Page: 233
  • Format: Paperback

  • The Penguin Dictionary of Curious and Interesting Numbers: Revised Edition By David G. Wells This dictionary of numbers, arranged in order of magnitude, exposes the fascinating facts about certain numbers and number sequences.
    David G. Wells
    David Wells is a writer on mathematics and puzzles.Librarian Note There is than one author in the database with this name.

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    Commentaires:

    Koen Crolla
    This is one of those concepts that sound good until you stop to think about them It s very hard to come up with number trivia that than one person thinks is interesting, particularly if you re writing for a lay audience.And since Wells is writing for a lay audience, it s not surprising that most of the trivia in the book is of the kind that can be turned into a party trick for non mathematicians base 10 trivia rather than actual number trivia Maybe it s because I m a programmer rather than a 6 [...]

    Greg Ross
    This book does what a good popular math book ought to it conveys the author s love of the subject without seeming to compromise or condescend to the general reader Essentially it s one long list of interesting numbers, with a brief but lucid description of each, illustrating by example the depth and fascination of mathematics and written with Wells characteristic intelligence and clarity Penguin deserves credit for publishing such a book it may not have broad appeal, but for the right kind of re [...]

    Tiffany
    It was okay, but not quite what I was expecting There were some interesting tidbits, but since the book is laid out like a reference book, the facts seem boring They re interesting when in books about math, not a reference book of numbers.

    Chris
    boring but not bad to have lying around

    Maurizio Codogno
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