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The man of numbers [electronic resource] : Fibonacci's arithmetic revolution / Keith Devlin.

Authors: Devlin, Keith J.
Publisher: New York : Walker & Co., 2011.
Publication date: 2011.
Subject: Mathematicians -- Biography.
Fibonacci numbers.
Mathematics in nature.
Fibonacci, Leonardo, approximately 1170-approximately 1240.
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Title: The man of numbers [electronic resource] : Fibonacci's arithmetic revolution / Keith Devlin.
Additional title: Fibonacci's arithmetic revolution
Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
Physical description: 1 online resource (viii, 183 p., [8] p. of plates) : ill. (some col.).
Contents note: 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.
Notes: Description based on print version record.
Summary note: "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.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 159-172) and index.
Genre: Electronic books.
Local subject: Downloadable e-books.
Available in other form: Devlin, Keith J. Man of numbers. 1st U.S. ed.
ISBN: 9780802779076 (electronic bk.)
0802779077 (electronic bk.)
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