Packed with fascinating, eye-opening anecdotes, Alex’s Adventures in Numberland is an exhilarating cocktail of history, reportage and mathematical proofs that. Alex’s Adventures in Numberland/Here’s Looking at Euclid. The book is written for the general reader. It’s my journey as I travel around the world meeting. Robert Colvile finds an enormous amount of wonder in Alex’s Adventures in Numberland by Alex Bellos, a mathematical delight.
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The world of maths can seem mind-boggling, irrelevant and, let’s face it, boring. This groundbreaking book reclaims maths from the geeks.
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Mathematical ideas underpin just about everything in our lives: In search of weird and wonderful mathematical phenomena, Alex Bellos travels across the globe and meets the world’s fastest mental calculators in Germany and a startlingly numerate chimpanzee in Japan.
Numberlad with fascinating, eye-opening anecdotes, “Alex’s Adventures in Numberland” is an exhilarating cocktail of history, reportage and mathematical proofs that will leave you awestruck.
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Please try again later. I bought this book for my 11 year-old son who loves math.
He was very excited to see it because last year he read a book by the same author entitled “Here’s Looking at Euclid” and loved it. Entertaining, thought-provoking, thoroughly engaging. Then he started to read and it became apparent that “Alex’s Adventures in Numberland” numbeerland “Here’s Looking at Euclid” are the same book sold under two different titles. Buy one or the other and you won’t be disappointed, just don’t buy both. Though the format numbberland somewhat different. While the mathematical subjects are fascinating and diverse, we don’t need a double-dose of the same Pi or the main course of ABC soup as well.
One person found this helpful. I purchased this book for my husband on December the 4th and it arrived from Sweden on December 30th. Alec was hoping it would be here for Christmas but i was aware it might not numbeeland.
Despite that, my husband loves the book and is enjoying it! He has said it is a humorous book and I am sure it will be shared with a few people. Excellent – Exactly as described – arrived on time – I recommend this seller.
It is so simple Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. This is one incredible book! It is so simple and interesting to read, and contains so many interesting information that I never heard before.
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I did not noticed, until now, that maths is so deeply integrated into our lives nad plays one very important role. Maths is basis for everything. Whatever we do maths is somewhere bihaind it waiting to be used.
A well balanced review of the wonders alez mathematics. Many historical little known data.
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