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Professor Stewart's Incredible Numbers / Ian Stewart.

Stewart, Ian. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780465042722 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 341 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Basic Books, 2015.

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Summary, etc.: A delightful introduction to the numbers that surround us, from the common (Pi and 2) to the uncommon but no less consequential (1.059463 and 43,252,003,274,489,856,000). Along the way, Stewart takes us through prime numbers, cubic equations, the concept of zero, the possible positions on the Rubik's Cube, the role of numbers in human history, and beyond!
Subject: Number theory.
Mathematics.

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