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Really Big Numbers
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Amer Mathematical Society
Publication date May 12, 2014
Pages 192
Binding Paperback
Book category Juvenile Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781470414252
ISBN-10 1470414252
Dimensions 0.75 by 7.50 by 7.50 in.
Weight 1 lbs.
Original list price $25.00
Other format details juvenile
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: Winner of the 2015 MSRI Mathical Books for Kids from Tots to Teens Award! In the American Mathematical Society's first-ever book for kids (and kids at heart), mathematician and author Richard Evan Schwartz leads math lovers of all ages on an innovative and strikingly illustrated journey through the infinite number system. By means of engaging, imaginative visuals and endearing narration, Schwartz manages the monumental task of presenting the complex concept of Big Numbers in fresh and relatable ways. The book begins with small, easily observable numbers before building up to truly gigantic ones, like a nonillion, a tredecillion, a googol, and even ones too huge for names! Any person, regardless of age, can benefit from reading this book. Readers will find themselves returning to its pages for a very long time, perpetually learning from and growing with the narrative as their knowledge deepens. Really Big Numbers is a wonderful enrichment for any math education program and is enthusiastically recommended to every teacher, parent and grandparent, student, child, or other individual interested in exploring the vast universe of numbers.

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9781470414252 | details & prices | 192 pages | 7.50 × 7.50 × 0.75 in. | 1.00 lbs | List price $25.00
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