Easy as Pi

    Easy as Pi

    The Countless Ways We Use Numbers Every Day

    Jamie Buchan

    Reader's Digest 2009

    Hardback 175pp

    9781606521342   Product Code: 88057

    Numbers are all-pervasive in our world; Pythagoras even said they rule the universe. This guide to the numbers of everyday life explains how they influence our religion, myth, fiction and linguistic idioms, why some numbers are considered lucky or unlucky, how they are exploited in games and scams, and their vital role in the realms of mathematics and science.

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