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Numbers: Facts, Figures and Fiction

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Author:Richard Phillips
Description: A light-hearted reference book for when you want to find as much as you can about a number. Have you ever wondered how 7-Up® got its name, or what you would measure in oktas? Which number links Alice in Wonderland, rainbows, and the Egyptian Book of the Dead? Originally published by Cambridge University Press in 1994, Numbers: Facts, Figures and Fiction is full of facts, both mathematical and cultural, tantalizing problems, and anecdotes.

Levels: Elementary, Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Books
Math Topics: Number Sense/About Numbers

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