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Life by the numbers. 5, Shape of the world-- exploration

Author: WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.); Monterey Video (Firm)
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, CA : Monterey Video : Distributed by Monterey Media, Inc., 1999, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Mathematics. We'd all be lost without it. Literally. Without mathematics we'd have no maps, no globes, no idea what the world really looks like. Where are you right now? Without numbers you'd never know. And as we explore a vast uncharted universe, it's numbers we'll need to take us there, and get us home."--Container.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.); Monterey Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1569942870 9781569942871
OCLC Number: 43469032
Notes: "Math like you've never seen it before!"--Container.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Some credits from container.
Originally broadcast in 1998.
Credits: Producer and writer, Joseph Seamans ; director of photography, Mark Knobill ; editor, Dickran H. Manoogian ; music, Michael Whalen.
Performer(s): Host, Danny Glover.
Description: 1 videocassette (57 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Other Titles: Shape of the world-- exploration
Responsibility: produced by WQED Pittsburgh.

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"Mathematics. We'd all be lost without it. Literally. Without mathematics we'd have no maps, no globes, no idea what the world really looks like. Where are you right now? Without numbers you'd never know. And as we explore a vast uncharted universe, it's numbers we'll need to take us there, and get us home."--Container.

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