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The Penguin Dictionary of Curious and Interesting Numbers (Penguin Press Science) Paperback – 4 Sep 1997

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  • Paperback: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin; Rev Ed edition (4 Sept. 1997)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0140261494
  • ISBN-13: 978-0140261493
  • Product Dimensions: 12.7 x 1.5 x 19.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars 25 customer reviews
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A dictionary of numbers (arranged in order of magnitude) which will expose the fascinating facts about certain numbers and number sequences - very large primes, amicable numbers, golden squares, fibonacci sequences. Various recurring non-integer constants and imaginary numbers are covered.

About the Author

DAVID WELLS has written extensively on problems and popular mathematics, and many of his titles are available in Penguin. He is involved in education through writing and research, and lives in this country.


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