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The secret lives of numbers : the curious truth behind everyday digits

Author: M Millar
Publisher: London : Virgin Books, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Look around you and numbers are everywhere…Have you ever wondered what those numbers mean? Where they come from? Who determines what they are? In The Secret Lives of Numbers, their mysterious stories are exposed. At long last, their number’s up…" --Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M Millar
ISBN: 9780753540862 075354086X 9781448131808 1448131804
OCLC Number: 792747410
Description: viii, 184 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Michael Millar.

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Revealing the facts behind those figures, author Michael Millar outlines where to spot each digit, what it means and how it came to be in meticulously researched and entertaining entries, creating an  Read more...

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