From 0 to Infinity in 26 Centuries : The Extraordinary Story of Maths Hardback
by Chris Waring
We may remember their equations and discoveries from school, but do we remember who the men behind the maths were?
From the theories of Pythagoras (did you know he ran a secret brotherhood that studied maths, music and gymnastics?) to coining the term 'Googol', From 0 to Infinity in 26 Centuries: The extraordinary story of maths is packed full of fascinating facts and surprising stories from ancient times to the modern day. Do you want to know why the Ancient Greeks knew so much maths? Or, why there was so little maths studied in the Dark Ages?
Read this fascinating book to uncover the mysteries of maths...
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 192 pages, black & white illustrations
- Publisher: Michael O'Mara Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 06/09/2012
- ISBN: 9781843178736