It's a Numberful World

How Math Is Hiding Everywhere
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Author(s): Eddie Woo
Original Publish Date: Sep 03, 2019
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Product Number: Z100152408
Released: Sep 03, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781618032256
Narrator/s: Adam Lofbomm
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
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Why aren't left-handers extinct? What makes a rainbow round? How is a pancreas . . . like a pendulum? These may not look like math questions, but they are-because they all have to do with patterns. And mathematics, at heart, is the study of patterns. That realization changed Eddie Woo's life-by turning the "dry" subject he dreaded in high school into a boundless quest for discovery. Now an award-winning math teacher, Woo sees patterns everywhere: in the "branches" of blood vessels and lightning, in the growth of a savings account and a sunflower, even in his morning cup of tea! Here are twenty-six bite-size chapters on the hidden mathematical marvels that encrypt our email, enchant our senses, and even keep us alive-from the sine waves we hear as "music" to the mysterious golden ratio. This book will change your mind about what math can be. We are all born mathematicians-and It's a Numberful World.

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It's a Numberful World
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Author(s): Eddie Woo
Narrator(s): Adam Lofbomm
Product Number DD47311
Released: Sep 03, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781515942771

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