Publisher: Michael O'Mara Books
Publication Date: September 01, 2015
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In this day and age it's hard to imagine a world without numbers. Our lives are centred around commerce and money, and it is the only language that's the same the world over. However, did you know that for a long period of time people could not get their heads around the idea of zero, a figure representing nothing, and that it was even regarded as heretical in some circles? As Easy As Pi is an entertaining and accessible guide, written for those who love numbers – and those who don't – and uncovers a great deal of lore and intriguing information.
Including: snippets of fascinating numerical facts, myths and mysticism in the world of numbers, numbers in language and used as slang, pop culture trivia, and useful mathematical rules to remember.
Taking a quirky and insightful look at the world of numbers, As Easy As Pi will delight and entertain any number enthusiast.