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A quick history of maths: from counting cavemen to computers

A quick history of maths: from counting cavemen to computers

Gifford, Clive, author; Young, Michael, illustrator

This volume begins around 43,000 years ago with a notched baboon leg, the Lebombo bone (the very first mathematical object in the world) and rushes us past Hindu numerals and the invention of zero, via Pythagoras, Pascal, and probability, right up to the present day, with big data and the maths that rules our digital lives

Paperback, Book. English.
Published London: Wide Eyed Editions, 2020
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Statement of responsibility: Clive Gifford and Michael Young
ISBN: 0711249016, 9780711249011
Intended audience: Juvenile.
Note: Includes index.
Physical Description: 127 pages : illustrations (colour) ; 23 cm
Subject: Science, Maths and Technology.; Mathematics History Juvenile literature.; Non-Fiction 9+.; Science and Technology.