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A Year in Numbers

365 Astonishing Maths Facts

Kyle D. Evans

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Did you know: -Only around 100 people have ever lived beyond a million hours (that's about 114 years) -Around 7% of everyone who has ever lived is currently alive -The '12 days of Christmas' song, when sung in full, results in 364 gifts being given - one for

every day... except Christmas

Broken down into 12 chapters that correspond roughly to months of the year - from going 'back toschool' with arithmetic and times tables through prime numbers and all the way to the 12 Days ofChris-maths, this book features a collection of 365 fascinating numerical 'nuggets',accompanied by clear, bite-size explanations of the mathematics that underpin them.

Imprint:   Atlantic
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   Main
Dimensions:   Height: 198mm,  Width: 129mm,  Spine: 25mm
Weight:   379g
ISBN:   9781838958916
ISBN 10:   1838958916
Series:   Kyle D. Evans - maths gift books
Pages:   352
Publication Date:  
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
i: Introduction 1: January: Building Blocks 2: February: About Time 3: March: Power Up 4: April: Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger 5: May: Measure for Measure 6: June: Going for Gold 7: July: Prime Time 8: August: 'e'asy as Pi 9: September: When Will I Use This in the Real World? 10: October: That's Entertainment! 11: November: The Chapter that Goes On and On . . . 12: December: The 31 Days of Christmaths ii: Afterword iii: Further Notes iv: Glossary v: Picture Credits vi: Acknowledgements

Kyle D Evans is a maths teacher and award-winning maths presenter and entertainer. Heregularly gives maths-based performances at schools, festivals and comedy clubs, and has performedeverywhere from Edinburgh Fringe to London's Science Museum. He is the author ofMaths Tricks to Blow Your Mind.

Reviews for A Year in Numbers: 365 Astonishing Maths Facts

Kyle Evans has come up with the perfect format for a dip-in maths book, and has packed an impressive range of engaging maths ideas between the covers. A highly enjoyable and serendipitous read! -- Rob Eastaway, co-author of HEADSCRATCHERS: THE NEW SCIENTIST PUZZLE BOOK

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