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Here's looking at Euclid : a surprising excursion through the astonishing world of math, Alex Bellos

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Here's looking at Euclid : a surprising excursion through the astonishing world of math
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Here's looking at Euclid
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a surprising excursion through the astonishing world of math
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Alex Bellos
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Language
eng
Summary
Whether writing about how algebra solved Swedish traffic problems, visiting the Mental Calculation World Cup to disclose the secrets of lightning calculation, or exploring the links between pineapples and beautiful teeth, Bellos guides his readers into the world of mathematics while uncovering fascinating stories of mathematical achievement--from the breakthroughs of Euclid, the greatest mathematician of all time, to the creations of today's Zen master of origami
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DLC
Dewey number
513
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illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QA141.15
LC item number
.B35 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Here's looking at Euclid : a surprising excursion through the astonishing world of math, Alex Bellos
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 293-294) and index
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ocn310397781
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24 cm.
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Edition
1st Free Press hardcover ed.
Extent
xi, 319 p.
Isbn
9781416588252
Lccn
2009036815
Other physical details
ill.
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(OCoLC)310397781

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