Ian Stewart,: Professor Stewart's Incredible Numbers

Professor Stewart's Incredible Numbers


Ian Stewart explores the astonishing properties of numbers from 1 to10 to zero and infinity, including one figure that, if you wrote it out, would span the universe. He looks at every kind of number you can think of -- real, imaginary, rational, irrational, positive and negative -- along with several you might have thought you couldn't think of. He explains the insights of the ancient mathematicians, shows how numbers have evolved through the ages, and reveals the way numerical theory enables everyday life. Under Professor Stewart's guidance you will discover the mathematics of codes, Sudoku, Rubik's cube, music, primes and pi. You may be surprised to find you live in eleven-dimensional space, that of the twenty-three people on a football pitch two are more likely than not to share the same birthday, and that forty-two is a very interesting number. Professor Stewart's Incredible Numbers will delight everyone who loves numbers -- including those who currently think they don't.

'They say cometh the hour cometh the man. This means when a situation demands it, the right person - it could be a woman, despite what Sexist Dave would tell you - will appear. This was the hour and in this case the man was a Piper. A Pied Piper.' You'll be enchanted and revolted in equal measure by the host of characters you meet in Russell Brand's Hamelin: the anarchic rats, the arrogant townspeople, sharp-eyed Sam and of course the Pied Piper himself, all brought to Professor Stewart's Incredible Numbers download epub life in Brand's inimitable style and with the illustrations of Children's Laureate Chris Riddell. This book is for anyone with a microwave. It covers all powers of microwave oven up to 1000W with an A-Z listing and tables for each food item. Tips and hints about preparing and cooking different types of food are also included.

Author: Ian Stewart,
Number of Pages: 352 pages
Published Date: 11 Feb 2016
Publisher: Profile Books Ltd
Publication Country: London, United Kingdom
Language: English
ISBN: 9781781254516
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