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Author Devlin, Keith J.

Title The man of numbers : Fibonacci's arithmetic revolution / Keith Devlin.

Imprint New York : Walker & Co., 2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  512.72 F443Bd 2011    ---  Available
Edition 1st U.S. ed.
Description viii, 183 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 167-172) 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.
Summary "The untold story of Leonardo of Pisa, the medieval mathematician who introduced Arabic numbers to the West and helped launch the modern era"--Jacket flap.
Subject Fibonacci, Leonardo, approximately 1170-approximately 1240.
Mathematicians -- Italy -- Biography.
Fibonacci numbers.
Mathematics in nature.
Italy -- History -- 12th century.
Added Title Fibonacci's arithmetic revolution
ISBN 9780802778123

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