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Once Upon a Number

Once Upon a Number - 98 edition

Once Upon a Number - 98 edition

ISBN13: 9780465051595

ISBN10: 0465051596

Once Upon a Number by John Allen Paulos - ISBN 9780465051595
Edition: 98
Copyright: 1998
Publisher: Basic Books, Inc.
Published: 1998
International: No
Once Upon a Number by John Allen Paulos - ISBN 9780465051595

ISBN13: 9780465051595

ISBN10: 0465051596

Edition: 98

Summary

What could be more different than numbers and stories? Numbers are abstract and certain, but to most of us dry and bloodless. Good stories engage our emotions, but lack rigor and offer debatable truths. In Once Upon a Number, America's most engaging mathematician demonstrates that stories and numbers are more similar than we think.

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