As easy as pi
In this day and age itâs hard to imagine a world without numbers. Our lives are centred around commerce and money, and it is the only language thatâs the same the world over. However, did you know that for a long period of time people could not get their heads around the idea of zero, a figure representing nothing, and that it was even regarded as heretical in some circles? As Easy As Pi is an entertaining and accessible guide, written for those who love numbers â and those who donât â and uncovers a great deal of lore and intriguing information. Including: Snippets of fascinating numerical facts Myths and mysticism in the world of numbers Numbers in language and used as slang Pop culture trivia Useful mathematical rules to rememberTaking a quirky and insightful look at the world of numbers, As Easy As Pi will delight and entertain any number enthusiast.
Author: Jamie Buchan
Format: Paperback, 176 pages
Dimensions: 129 x 198 x 15mm
Publisher: Michael O'Mara Books Ltd