The most entertaining book ever about the magic of numbers. And it could win you millions of dollars.
A brilliantly enjoyable journey into the weirder and wilder ways that numbers and maths lie behind every aspect of our lives. The Number Mysteries also has puzzles which could win you a MILLION DOLLARS, scattered throughout the book.
In it Marcus du Sautoy reveals, among other things, how to accurately measure the (surprising crinkly ) coastline of Britain, how to work out if a painting is a forgery and sure-fire way to win not only at Rock, Scissors, Paper but also at Poker.
Which all adds up to the most enjoyable and inspiring book on maths you'll ever read.
$19.95Children can put their flying skills to the test with this chunky pad of brightly patterned spaceships. Each tear-out, patterned paper sheet can be folded, origami-style, into a flying spacecraft by following the step-by-step instructions included.
$24.9548 Piece Jumbo floor puzzle is for ages 3+ years. Size 92cm x 62cm. ( 36 In x 24 In ).
This thermometer allows you to see the temperature by watching the balls sink and float in a beautiful sealed glass cylinder, as their densities are such that they rise or fall as the temperature changes. You can hang this one up as a beautiful display piece.
Measures between 16°C and 32°C