Number words and number symbols: a cultural history of numbers

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M.I.T. Press, 1969 - Mathematics - 480 pages
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The author introduces the book with a wonderful question: How do we count today? The author provides an academic and historical development of our words for numbers. The book attempts to determine HOW and WHAT we actually count and what "counting" really is. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
3
NUMBERS AS ADJECTIVES
18
Expansion of the Number Sequence by Means
33
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