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The grapes of math : how life reflects numbers and numbers reflect life, Alex Bellos ; illustrations by the Surreal McCoy
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 "From the bestselling author of Here's Looking at Euclid, a dazzling new book that turns even the most complex math into a brilliantly entertaining narrative. From triangles, rotations and power laws, to cones, curves and the dreaded calculus, Alex takes you on a journey of mathematical discovery with his signature wit and limitless enthusiasm. He sifts through over 30,000 survey submissions to uncover the world's favourite number, and meets a mathematician who looks for universes in his garage. He attends the World Mathematical Congress in India, and visits the engineer who designed the first rollercoaster loop. Get hooked on math as Alex delves deep into humankind's turbulent relationship with numbers, and reveals how they have shaped the world we live in"
 Language
 eng
 Edition
 First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
 Extent
 xiii, 337 pages
 Isbn
 9781451640090
 Label
 The grapes of math : how life reflects numbers and numbers reflect life
 Title
 The grapes of math
 Title remainder
 how life reflects numbers and numbers reflect life
 Statement of responsibility
 Alex Bellos ; illustrations by the Surreal McCoy
 Language
 eng
 Summary
 "From the bestselling author of Here's Looking at Euclid, a dazzling new book that turns even the most complex math into a brilliantly entertaining narrative. From triangles, rotations and power laws, to cones, curves and the dreaded calculus, Alex takes you on a journey of mathematical discovery with his signature wit and limitless enthusiasm. He sifts through over 30,000 survey submissions to uncover the world's favourite number, and meets a mathematician who looks for universes in his garage. He attends the World Mathematical Congress in India, and visits the engineer who designed the first rollercoaster loop. Get hooked on math as Alex delves deep into humankind's turbulent relationship with numbers, and reveals how they have shaped the world we live in"
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 10316925
 Cataloging source
 DLC
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 1969
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 Bellos, Alex
 Dewey number
 510
 Illustrations
 illustrations
 Index
 index present
 LC call number
 QA99
 LC item number
 .B195 2014
 Literary form
 non fiction
 Nature of contents
 bibliography
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 True
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 Mathematics
 MATHEMATICS / General
 SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Cultural
 MATHEMATICS / Essays
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 how life reflects numbers and numbers reflect life
 Label
 The grapes of math : how life reflects numbers and numbers reflect life, Alex Bellos ; illustrations by the Surreal McCoy
 Bibliography note
 Includes bibliographical references and index
 Carrier category
 volume
 Carrier MARC source
 rdacarrier
 Content category
 text
 Content type MARC source
 rdacontent
 Control code
 2014012104
 Dimensions
 24 cm
 Edition
 First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
 Extent
 xiii, 337 pages
 Isbn
 9781451640090
 Isbn Type
 (hbk.)
 Lccn
 2014012104
 Media category
 unmediated
 Media MARC source
 rdamedia
 Other physical details
 illustrations
 Label
 The grapes of math : how life reflects numbers and numbers reflect life, Alex Bellos ; illustrations by the Surreal McCoy
 Bibliography note
 Includes bibliographical references and index
 Carrier category
 volume
 Carrier MARC source
 rdacarrier
 Content category
 text
 Content type MARC source
 rdacontent
 Control code
 2014012104
 Dimensions
 24 cm
 Edition
 First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
 Extent
 xiii, 337 pages
 Isbn
 9781451640090
 Isbn Type
 (hbk.)
 Lccn
 2014012104
 Media category
 unmediated
 Media MARC source
 rdamedia
 Other physical details
 illustrations
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