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The Resource The grapes of math : how life reflects numbers and numbers reflect life, Alex Bellos ; illustrations by the Surreal McCoy

The grapes of math : how life reflects numbers and numbers reflect life, Alex Bellos ; illustrations by the Surreal McCoy

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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
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Author
Subject
Genre
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 roller-coaster 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-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
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
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
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
Instantiates
Publication
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
Publication
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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