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Easy as Pi

The Countless Ways We Use Numbers Every Day

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Easy as Pi: The Countless Ways We Use Numbers Every Day by Jamie Buchan
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With "Easy as Pi," you'll have instant access to a breadth of knowledge and impress your friends! Whether you need homework help or want to win that trivia game, this series is the trusted source for fun facts. Have you ever wondered what makes "seventh heaven" and "cloud nine" so blissful and the number 13 so unlucky? Here's the "4-1-1" on the origins of numerical expressions and the importance of numbers in fiction, film, culture, and religion, including: How 007 became James Bond's number Imaginary numbers and how they exist How the binary system manages to say so much with only two numbers That bedding has nothing to do with being "three sheets to the wind" The burning literary question: Why did Ray Bradbury name his novel Fahrenheit 451? Which block of Social Security numbers will never be assigned to anyone With "Easy as Pi," you'll soon impress your friends with your knowledge of numbers--even if you're math averse. Make this and all of the Blackboard Books(tm) a permanent fixture on your shelf, and you'll have instant access to a breadth of knowledge. Whether you need homework help or want to win that trivia game, this series is the trusted source for fun facts."
Release date Australia
April 15th, 2010
Author
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
black & white illustrations, black & white line drawings, charts
Imprint
Reader's Digest Association
Pages
174
Dimensions
134x201x19
ISBN-13
9781606521342
Product ID
4113162

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