Children's Encyclopedia of Maths

From pythagorious to the Fibonacci sequence, young readers can discover the wonders of mathematics with this beautifully illustrated hardback encylopedia.

This inspiring reference guide covers the history of mathematics and how it has shaped modern world - thanks to transformative ideas such as computer coding and encryption. Les mer
Vår pris
128,-

(Innbundet)
Leveringstid: Sendes innen 7 virkedager

Innbundet
Legg i
Innbundet
Legg i
Vår pris: 128,-

(Innbundet)
Leveringstid: Sendes innen 7 virkedager

Om boka

From pythagorious to the Fibonacci sequence, young readers can discover the wonders of mathematics with this beautifully illustrated hardback encylopedia.

This inspiring reference guide covers the history of mathematics and how it has shaped modern world - thanks to transformative ideas such as computer coding and encryption. Key math concepts are explained in easy-to-understand terms, and clarified by clever diagrams as well as sumptuous, eye-catching full-colour photography from around the world.

Perfect for inquisitive children aged 8+.

ABOUT THE SERIES: Arcturus Children's Reference Library uses stunning photography, fabulous facts and useful diagrams to introduce a variety of subjects - from the animal kingdom to space science. Great to dip into, these reference guides are a staple for any child's bookshelf.

Fakta

Innholdsfortegnelse

INTRODUCTION

CHAPTER ONE: Numbers
Counting
Zero
Negative Numbers
Base
Powers
Large Numbers
Infinity
Prime Numbers
Fractions
Algebra

CHAPTER TWO: Geometry
Triangles
Angles
Polygons
D Shapes
Scaling Up
Pi
Symmetry
Fractals
Topology
Patterns in Nature

CHAPTER THREE: Measurements
Distance
Time
Dates
Temperature
Weight
SI Units
Money
Motion
Light Years
Maps

CHAPTER FOUR: Statistics and Probability
Data
Averages
Correlation
Frequency
Graphs
Charts
Growth
Probability
Estimation
Chaos Theory

CHAPTER FIVE: Technology
The Abacus
The Computer
Barcodes
Secret Codes
Security
Traffic
Buildings
Algorithms
Space Travel
Networks

CHAPTER SIX: Maths in Life
Puzzles
Music
Searching
Game Theory
Art
Diseases
Sequences
Weather
Sport
Logic

GLOSSARY
INDEX

Om forfatteren

Tim Collins lives near London, UK. He has published over 70 fiction and non-fiction books that have been translated into over 40 languages. He has won awards in the UK and Germany.