Wonders Beyond Numbers: A Brief History of All Things Mathematical

Wonders Beyond Numbers: A Brief History of All Things Mathematical

In this book, Johnny Ball tells one of the most important stories in world history - the story of mathematics. By introducing us to the major characters and leading us through many historical twists and turns, Johnny slowly unravels the tale of how humanity built up a knowledge and understanding of shapes, numbers and patterns from ancient times, a story that leads directl In this book, Johnny Ball tells one of the most important stories in world history - the story of mathematics. By...

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Title:Wonders Beyond Numbers: A Brief History of All Things Mathematical
Author:Johnny Ball
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Genres:Nonfiction
ISBN:1472939999
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:480 pages pages

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  • David
    Dec 17, 2017

    Covers mathematics and some major mathematicians from ancient times to about the time of Newton. Fairly interesting and the math is accessible to someone at a high school level. ...

    Lays out the major people and breakthroughs in math in chronology. Useful for time line and some appealing personal stories. Like most encyclopedias it's just the intro. Have to go elsewhere for depth or explanation. Some good charts. But very good for putting developments in chronolog...

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    Jan 22, 2018

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    Nov 28, 2017

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    Nov 28, 2017

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    Dec 19, 2017

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    Nov 29, 2017

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    Jan 31, 2018

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    Jan 26, 2018

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    Oct 03, 2017

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    Dec 22, 2017

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    Oct 20, 2017

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    Jan 16, 2018

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    Nov 28, 2017

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    Jan 17, 2018

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    Nov 28, 2017

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    Jan 26, 2018

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    Nov 30, 2017

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    Jan 29, 2018

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