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The man of numbers : Fibonacci's arithmetic revolution

Devlin, Keith J., 1947-2011
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"The untold story of Leonardo of Pisa, the medieval mathematician who introduced Arabic numbers to the West and helped launch the modern era."--P. [2] of dust jacket.
Imprint:
New York : Walker, 2011.
Collation:
viii, 183 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 22 cm.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 159-172) and index.
Contents:
Your days are numbered -- A bridge of numbers -- A child of Pisa -- A mathematical journey -- Sources -- Liber abbaci -- Fame -- The Fibonacci aftermath -- Whose revolution? -- Fibonacci's legacy : in stone, parchment, and rabbits.
ISBN:
97808027781230802778127
Dewey class:
512.72092B512.72
Language:
English
BRN:
184622
LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Beaumaris LibraryAdult Non Fiction - Biography512.72 FIBAvailable
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