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

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... Full description

Main Author: Tammet, Daniel, 1979-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2013
Edition: First North American edition.
Contents: 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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