A Quick History of Maths From Counting Cavemen to Big Data

Clive Gifford
Michael Young (Illustrator)

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43,000 years of mathematical discoveries packed into one book … plus lots of jokes.

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ISBN – 9780711249011
Publisher – Quarto Publishing Group UK
Format – Paperback
Publication Date – 31/03/2020
Dimensions – 224mm X 171mm
Categories – Childrens Non Fiction

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