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Adam Spencer's World of Numbers

Adam Spencer's World of Numbers (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Spencer, Adam

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A funny and enlightening romp through the world of numbers with one of Australia's best-loved broadcasters. By popular demand, Australia's funniest and most famous mathematician is back with a brilliant new book. Adam Spencer's World of Numbers takes the reader on a funfilled rid...e, explaining the crucial role numbers play in our understanding of sport and space, computers and cooking, and a whole lot in between. With his trademark wit, Adam decodes barcodes, explains why we say 'as sixes and sevens' when we're discombobulated - and works out if there really a word in the English language with 189,819 letters! This is a book for readers of all ages who love numbers, or just love to laugh and learn about the wonderful world we live in. For close to 20 years Adam Spencer has been entertaining us. On triple j and ABC radio and television, he's established himself as Australia's funniest and most famous mathematician. Following on from the enormous success of 2014's Big Book of Numbers, his new book is the perfect gift for Christmas.
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ISBN 9781921134869
Published AU 2 Nov 2015
Publisher Misc - Alliance Distribution
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781921134869
Stock Ready to ship - Less than 10 items
Publisher Misc - Alliance Distribution
Imprint Xoum
Published 2 Nov 2015
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Spencer, Adam
Category Mathematics
Popular Science
Number of Pages 384
Dimensions Width: 153mm
Height: 234mm
Dewey Code 510
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age 13+ years
Reading Age 13+ years
NBS Text Popular Science
ONIX Text General/trade