Exploring the World of Math
From ancient record-keeping to the latest advances in computers. This is not just a math book! The World of Mathematics highlights the history of math with lots of super-interesting stories and fun math teasers, runs the gamut from the abacus to the microchip, and never gets tedious or dull. The book contains 14 Chapters of information, such as Practical Mathematics, Number Patterns, Math for Scientists, Bits and Bytes, Computing Machines, and much more. Questions for review at the end of each chapter, with answers in the back of the book. Also includes a bibliography for further study. Excellent for all math and science whizzes! Author John Hudson Tiner. 160 pages, paperback, 8 1/2"x11".