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A year in numbers

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Did you know: Only around 100 people have ever lived beyond a million hours (that’s about 114 years) – Around 7% of everyone who has ever lived is currently alive – The ’12 days of Christmas’ song, when sung in full, results in 364 gifts being given – one for every day, except Christmas. Broken down into 12 chapters that correspond roughly to months of the year – from going ‘back to school’ with arithmetic and times tables through prime numbers and all the way to the 12 Days of Chris-maths, this book features a collection of 365 fascinating numerical ‘nuggets’, accompanied by clear, bite-size explanations of the mathematics that underpin them.

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‘A highly enjoyable and serendipitous read!’ – Rob Eastaway, bestselling co-author of Headscratchers: The New Scientist Puzzle BookDid you know:-Only around 100 people have ever lived beyond a million hours (that’s about 114 years)-Around 7% of everyone who has ever lived is currently alive-The ’12 days of Christmas’ song, when sung in full, results in 364 gifts being given – one for every day… except ChristmasBroken down into 12 chapters that correspond roughly to months of the year – from going ‘back to school’ with arithmetic and times tables through prime numbers and all the way to the 12 Days of Chris-maths, this book features a collection of 365 fascinating numerical ‘nuggets’, accompanied by clear, bite-size explanations of the mathematics that underpin them.

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Weight 0.379 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 2.5 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Hardback

Pages

352

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

510 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K