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The man who counted : a collection of mathematical adventures

Author: Malba Tahan
Publisher: New York : Norton, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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An exotic journey in which, time and again, Beremiz Samir, the man who counted, summons his extraordinary mathematical powers to settle disputes, give wise advice, overcome dangerous enemies, and win for himself fame, fortune, and rich rewards.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Malba Tahan
ISBN: 0393034305 9780393034301 0393309347 9780393309348
OCLC Number: 25965089
Notes: Translation of: O homem que calculava.
Description: 244 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Other Titles: Homem que calculava.
Responsibility: Malba Tahan ; illustrated by Patricia Reid Baquero ; & translated by Leslie Clark and Alastair Reid.

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A collection of famous mathematical puzzles, taken from a popular newspaper column, features the"writings" of the fictional author, Malba Tahan, who describes different mathematical puzzles and  Read more...

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Entretaining and Educative

by macs55 (WorldCat user published 2010-07-01) Excellent Permalink

Most of the young do not like math, but after reading this wonderful book their concept of math will change in a positive way.

It is a great way to learn how to...
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