The Book of Numbers: the Secrets of Numbers and How the Created our World

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Title

The Book of Numbers: the Secrets of Numbers and How the Created our World

Description

Illustrated with photos, diagrams and digital imagery, this chronicle searches for the meaning of numbers and explores puzzling aspects of the mathematical world, and the people who made it.

Creator

Peter J. Bentley

Alternative Title

The book of numbers: the secret of numbers and how they changed the world

Table Of Contents

Before the beginning -- Much ado about nothing -- Small is beautiful -- All is one -- Murdering irrationals -- Golden phi -- Good and even -- The greatest invention -- The eternal triangle -- A slice of pi -- Decimalization -- Triskaidekaphobia -- As fast as you can go -- The neverending story -- Unimaginable complexity.

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Citation

Peter J. Bentley, “The Book of Numbers: the Secrets of Numbers and How the Created our World,” Humanities Hub, accessed July 16, 2024, https://humanitieshub.sdsu.edu/omeka/items/show/1487.