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Adam Spencer's World of Numbers

Adam Spencer's World of Numbers

by Adam Spencer

A funny and enlightening romp through the world of numbers with one of Australia’s best-loved broadcasters.

Format
Paperback
Category
Non-Fiction
Publisher
NewSouth
Publish Date
November 2015

By popular demand, Australia’s funniest and most famous mathematician is back with a brilliant new book. Adam Spencer’s World of Numbers takes the reader on a funfilled ride, explaining the crucial role numbers play in our understanding of sport and space, computers and cooking, and a whole lot in between. With his trademark wit, Adam decodes barcodes, explains why we say ‘as sixes and sevens’ when we’re discombobulated – and works out if there really a word in the English language with 189,819 letters! This is a book for readers of all ages who love numbers, or just love to laugh and learn about the wonderful world we live in.

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