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Maths on the Back of an Envelope: Clever ways to (roughly) calculate anything

Maths on the Back of an Envelope: Clever ways to (roughly) calculate anything (EPUB ebook)

By Eastaway, Rob

'Another terrific book by Rob Eastaway' SIMON SINGH 'A delightfully accessible guide to how to play with numbers' HANNAH FRY How many cats are there in the world? What's the chance of winning the lottery twice? And just how long does it take to count to a million...? Learn how to tackle tricky maths problems with nothing but the back of an envelope, a pencil and some good old-fashioned brain power. Join Rob Eastaway as he takes an entertaining look at how to figure without a calculator. Packed with amusing anecdotes, quizzes, and handy calculation tips for every situation, Maths on the Back of an Envelope is an invaluable introduction to the art of estimation, and a welcome reminder that sometimes our own brain is the best tool we have to deal with numbers.
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ISBN 9780008324599
Published 19 Sep 2019
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Available in EPUB format
Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
Language en

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ISBN-13 9780008324599
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint HarperCollins
Released 19 Sep 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format EPUB ebook
Author(s) By Eastaway, Rob
Category History
Teaching Of A Specific Subject
Philosophy Of Mathematics
Mathematical Logic
Popular Science
Computing and Information Technology
Puzzles & Quizzes
Number of Pages 208
Dimensions Not specified
Dewey Code 510
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Mathematics - Popular works, Arithmetic - Popular works
NBS Text Science & Mathematics: Textbooks & Study Guides
ONIX Text General/trade