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Professor Stewart's incredible numbers /

Stewart, Ian 1945- author.

New York, NY : Basic Books 2015

Available at Engineering Library  Stacks  (QA241 .S8123 2015 )()

  • Title:
    Professor Stewart's incredible numbers /
  • Author: Stewart, Ian 1945- author.
  • Subjects: Number theory; Mathematics
  • Description: A delightful introduction to the numbers that surround us, from the common (Pi and 2) to the uncommon but no less consequential (1.059463 and 43,252,003,274,489,856,000). Along the way, Stewart takes us through prime numbers, cubic equations, the concept of zero, the possible positions on the Rubik's Cube, the role of numbers in human history, and beyond!
    Includes further readings.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Basic Books
  • Creation Date: 2015
  • Type: Book
  • Format: ix, 341 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Additional title: Incredible numbers
  • Identifier: ISBN: 9780465042722;ISBN: 0465042724
  • Source: 01IOWA ALMA
    Main Library
    01IOWA ALMA21397901910002771

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