## Numbers in Minutes

Author(s): Julia Collins

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**The quickest explanation of math, in 200 essential numbers.**

Why 60 seconds in a minute? Who invented zero? What exactly is pi? Why do mathematicians hunt prime numbers? And how can you get a number bigger than infinity?

To find out, take a tour through 200 important, fascinating and unusual numbers - the easy and entertaining way to grasp mathematics.

*Numbers in Minutes* demystifies the math surrounding the key numbers including: zero, 1-40, negatives, percentages, prime numbers, fractions, decimals, pi, exponentials, imaginary numbers, squares and cubes, roots and powers, Fibonacci numbers, the golden ratio, millions and trillions, a googol, 'perfect, ' 'kissing, ' 'vampire' and 'weird' numbers, infinity, infinity+1 and other sizes of infinity...

Every number is explained in a few short paragraphs with a helpful picture, making the maths simple to understand and remember.

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