The Book of Numbers

The Book of Numbers

Book - 1995
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Baker & Taylor
Explores number theory and patterns that emerge in arithmetic, algebra, and geometry

Springer Publishing
"...the great feature of the book is that anyone can read it without excessive head scratching...You'll find plenty here to keep you occupied, amused, and informed. Buy, dip in, wallow." -IAN STEWART, NEW SCIENTIST"...a delightful look at numbers and their roles in everything from language to flowers to the imagination." -SCIENCE NEWS"...a fun and fascinating tour of numerical topics and concepts. It will have readers contemplating ideas they might never have thought were understandableor even possible." -WISCONSIN BOOKWATCH"This popularization of number theory looks like another classic." -LIBRARY JOURNAL

Blackwell North Amer
"...the great feature of the book is that anyone can read it without excessive head scratching...You'll find plenty here to keep you occupied, amused, and informed. Buy, dip in, wallow." -IAN STEWART, NEW SCIENTIST
"...a delightful look at numbers and their roles in everything from language to flowers to the imagination." -SCIENCE NEWS
"...a fun and fascinating tour of numerical topics and concepts. It will have readers contemplating ideas they might never have thought were understandable or even possible." -WISCONSIN BOOKWATCH
"This popularization of number theory looks like another classic." -LIBRARY JOURNAL

Publisher: New York : Springer, 1995
ISBN: 9780387979939
038797993X
Branch Call Number: 512.7 CON
Characteristics: 310p. ; ill., 24cm
Additional Contributors: Guy, Richard K.

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