Go Figure!: A Totally Cool Book About Numbers (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Aug 15, 2005 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 96 pages
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Experience the mysterious and magical world of numbers as never before. This unique book investigates mathematical marvels such as why daisies always have 34, 55, or 89 petals, why the world''s phone numbers appear in Pi, and other patterns and paradoxes that will make readers look at numbers in a whole new way.
  

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Review: Go Figure!: A Totally Cool Book about Numbers (Bccb Blue Ribbon Nonfiction Book Award (Awards))

User Review  - Trever - Goodreads

Good book with great math visuals. There is a ton of information packed in less than 100 pages. Great book to have in the math classroom. Making copies for students to read is not easy. Great children's book about math. Read full review

Review: Go Figure!: A Totally Cool Book about Numbers (Bccb Blue Ribbon Nonfiction Book Award (Awards))

User Review  - Anne Harlan - Goodreads

A DK book chock full of fascinating tidbits of math in an invitingly busy layout. Read full review

Contents

Big numbers 36
1
Infinity and beyond 38
3
Prime suspects 40
5
Pi 42
7
Square and triangular numbers 44
9
Pascals triangle 46
11
Mathemagical tricks 48
13
Shapes with 3 sides 52
17
Shapes that stretch 66
31
Mirror mirror 68
33
Amazing mazes 70
70
Puzzling shapes 72
72
Take a chance 76
76
Chaos 78
78
Freaky fractals 80
80
Logic 82
82

Shapes with 4 sides 54
19
Shapes with many sides 56
21
The 3rd dimension 58
23
Soccer balls and buckyballs 60
25
Round and round 62
27
Cones and curves 64
29
The art of math 84
84
Top tips 86
86
Whos who? 88
88
Answers 92
92
Index 96
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