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    DescriptionWe may remember their equations and discoveries from school, but do we remember who the men behind the maths were? From the theories of Pythagoras (and did you know he ran a secret brotherhood that studied maths, music and gymnastics?) to coining the term 'Googol', "Fom 0 to Infinity in 26 Centuries: The Extraordinary Story of Maths" is packed full of fascinating stories and amazing facts from ancient times to the modern day. Do you want to know why the Greeks did so much maths? Or, why there was so little maths done in the Dark Ages? Read this fascinating book to uncover the mysteries of maths...


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    Title
    From 0 to Infinity in 26 Centuries
    Subtitle
    The Extraordinary Story of Maths
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Chris Waring
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 192
    Width: 132 mm
    Height: 200 mm
    Thickness: 24 mm
    Weight: 322 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781843178736
    ISBN 10: 1843178737
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.0
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SCP
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC subject category V2: PB
    B&T General Subject: 710
    LC classification: QA
    Ingram Subject Code: MA
    Libri: I-MA
    Abridged Dewey: 500
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16220
    BISAC V2.8: TEC000000, MAT015000
    DC22: 510.7
    DC23: 510.9
    BIC subject category V2: PDZM
    Thema V1.0: PBB, PDZ
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Michael O'Mara Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    Michael O'Mara Books Ltd
    Publication date
    06 September 2012
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Chris Waring is a secondary school Maths teacher and the author of I Used to Know That: Maths (Michael O'Mara Books, 2010). He lives in York.
    Review quote
    Works very well as an introduction to the history of maths Significance magazine Sit back and enjoy a maths lesson like no other ... exploring the mysteries of maths has never been so much fun Lancashire Evening Post The perfect stocking filler PQ Magazine
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