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Thinking in numbers : on life, love, meaning, and math

著者: Daniel Tammet
出版商: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2013. ©2012
版本/格式:   Print book : 英语 : First North American edition查看所有的版本和格式
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The book that Daniel Tammet, bestselling author and mathematical savant, was born to write. In Tammet's world, numbers are beautiful and mathematics illuminates our lives and minds. Using anecdotes, everyday examples, and ruminations on history, literature, and more, Tammet allows us to share his unique insights and delight in the way numbers, fractions, and equations underpin all our lives. His idiosyncratic  再读一些...
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所有的著者/提供者: Daniel Tammet
ISBN: 0316187372 9780316187374 9781444737448 1444737449
OCLC号码: 816563510
描述: xii, 271 pages ; 22 cm
内容: Family values --
Eternity in an hour --
Counting to four in Icelandic --
Proverbs and times tables --
Classroom intuitions --
Shakespeare's zero --
Shapes of speech --
On big numbers --
Snowman --
Invisible cities --
Are we alone? --
The calendar of Omar Khayyam --
Counting by elevens --
The admirable number of Pi --
Einstein's equations --
A novelist's calculations --
Book of books --
Poetry of the primes --
All things are created unequal --
A model mother --
Talking chess --
Selves and statistics --
The cataract of time --
Higher than heaven --
The art of math.
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Mathematical savant and bestselling author of BORN ON A BLUE DAY, this is Tammet's engaging and personal exploration of what numbers can teach us about our lives and minds.  再读一些...

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Thinking in Numbers is unprecedented: a pitch-perfect duet between mathematics and literature ... Mathematics, Tammet says, is illimitable. It is a language through which the human imagination 再读一些...

 
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