Benjamin Franklin's Numbers

Benjamin Franklin's Numbers

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Written for a general audience, this book assumes no technical skills beyond basic arithmetic. Benjamin Franklin's Numbersis a delightful blend of biography, history, and popular mathematics.q--BOOK JACKET.For example, such a diagram is found in the Keedy/Bittinger series of textbooks. 29. See Pasles, 2001 and 2003. ... The same image was printed in Forda#39;s aquot;The Many-Sided Franklinaquot; (see note 17), but with excentric circles removed from ... a circle into eight equal parts than, say, seven or eleven parts (as anyone who has ever sliced a pizza for exactly seven guests ... the editors determine based on other evidence aquot;the conclusion is hard to escape that Franklin was the designer, aquot; pp.

Title:Benjamin Franklin's Numbers
Author:Paul C. Pasles
Publisher:Princeton University Press - 2008


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