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Hardcover The Boy Who Loved Math: The Improbable Life of Paul Erdos Book

ISBN: 1596433078

ISBN13: 9781596433076

The Boy Who Loved Math: The Improbable Life of Paul Erdos

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Most people think of mathematicians as solitary, working away in isolation. And, it's true, many of them do. But Paul Erdos never followed the usual path. At the age of four, he could ask you when you were born and then calculate the number of seconds you had been alive in his head. But he didn't learn to butter his own bread until he turned twenty. Instead, he traveled around the world, from one mathematician to the next, collaborating on an astonishing...

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This beautiful book not only tells the story of an amazing person who loves math, but tells the story in a way that makes the reader think about math in a new way. My children four and up loved everything about it.
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