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We've Got Your Number

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Numbers are all around us. They can explain where electricity comes from, why we look like our parents, why moons revolve around planets, and why it's so hard to win the lottery. Arranged in thematic chapters that are easy for the non-mathematical mind to navigate and understand, We've Got Your Number investigates all aspects of math and numbers. As an added bonus, each ch...more
Hardcover, 96 pages
Published July 30th 2013 by Kingfisher (first published July 9th 2013)
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If, as Galileo said, “Everything in the universe is written in the language of mathematics,” then I’m in trouble. Math is not my first language, and since I’ve been out of school, I haven’t spoken it much. But he’s right. Math is all around us.

Whether you want to do a Boolean search on your computer, or check the time, or figure out the batting average of your favorite player, you need math. If you want to design a tall building, or compose music, or hang wallpaper, or find the shortest way to g...more
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editor for DK publishing, editing science & technology titles and developed the content, including animations in liaison with designers, for the Maths section of the DK Encyclopedia of Science II CD-ROM. Was the consultant/contributing editor on Scientific American's How Things Work Today (Marshall Edns) and has also written technology articles for NASDAQ magazine.
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