Numbers

New Horizons

Numbers

The Universal Language

  1. Denis Guedj
  2. Translated by Lory Frankel
  • ISBN 9780500300800
  • 17.70 x 12.40 cm
  • Paperback
  • 176pp
  • Illustrated throughout in colour and black and white
  • First published 1998
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Numbers are endlessly fascinating!

Numbers - New Horizons series

Who first invented them?
How old are they, and how were they developed?
How did they come to represent abstract, universal concepts?
How do they vary in different parts of the world today?
Who invented algebra? Geometry? Calculus? Zero?
How do these ideas affect our daily lives?