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From zero to infinity (and beyond) : cool maths stuff you need to know

Author: Mike Goldsmith; Andrew Pinder; Sue McMillan; Elizabeth Scoggins
Publisher: London : Buster, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With this book, children can unlock the mysteries of maths and discover the wonder of numbers. Readers will discover incredible information, such as why zero is so useful; what a googol really is; why music, maths and space are connected; why bees prefer hexagons; how to tell the time on other planets; and much, much more. Ages 8+.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
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Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Goldsmith; Andrew Pinder; Sue McMillan; Elizabeth Scoggins
ISBN: 9781907151804 190715180X
OCLC Number: 751724925
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 128 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Nifty numbers. Ancient numbers --
All about nothing --
How to talk to computers --
Tricky operations --
Number names --
Unbreakable numbers --
Numbers in nature --
A deadly number --
Fair shares --
Money, money, money --
One after another --
Simply enormous --
Beyond infinity. Startling shapes --
All kinds of shapes. Terrific triangle --
All about area --
Into the third dimensions --
Inner space --
Perfect symmentry --
Mathematical structures --
The art of maths --
Music by numbers --
A matter of degrees --
Scaling the heights --
Amazing measurements. Measuring monarchs --
Curious units --
Precisely accurate --
Guesstimation --
Fooling yourself --
Nailing down motion --
Blink and you'll miss it --
Clock this --
When days go missing --
Getting from A to B --
X marks the spot --
Dramatic data. Great graphs --
A mean set of numbers --
Getting it sorted --
Mr Venn's number trap --
A nice slice of pie --
What happens next. Masterful maths --
Top secret! --
Completing the enigma --
The X factor --
Nice one, Sherlock --
A maths machine --
Prove it --
Arguing in circles --
Masters of maths --
Mathematical genius. A number of number tricks --
Tips and shortcuts --
Mathematical mnemonics.
Responsibility: written by Mike Goldsmith ; illustrated by Andrew Pinder ; edited by Sue McMillan and Elizabeth Scoggins.

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