How can a prime number be asexya and asafea at the same time? Why shouldnat Aussie cricketers be scared of the number 87? And how many bacteria live in your pants ab All the answers and more are in Adam Spenceras Big Book of Numbers. This is a book for readers of all ages who love numbers, who want to love numbers, or who just love to laugh and learn about the wonderful world we live in. For 15 years Adam Spencer has been entertaining us. On triple j and ABC radio and television, heas established himself as Australiaas funniest and most famous mathematician. And now, by popular demand, we have his Big Book of Numbers, a fascinating journey from 1 to 100. Praise for Adam Spenceras Big Book of Numbers aIf you find this book boring, you should be in a clinic.a John Cleese aFunny yet with hidden depths, like its author. A brilliant introduction to the world of numbers.a Brian Cox aEven the page numbers will start to look fascinating once youave read this book!a Amanda Keller aThis book will bring out the inner geek in anyone who knows how to count to 100.a Brian Schmidt, Winner, 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics aFunny, informative and, even better for dummies like me, all the answers are in the back.a Wil Anderson aExcellent. Canat wait to geek-out my dinner party guests with my new maths facts!a Maryanne Demasi, Catalyst, ABC Televisiona#39;Doa#39; means 2 and a#39;deca#39; means 10, so dodecahedron means it has 12 faces. They are all the same regular shape, pentagons, so the dodecahedron is a Platonic solid. As we know ... So how many edges does this dodecahedron have? We can anbsp;...
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