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The Golden Ratio

  • Paperback $15.99

    Sep 23, 2003 | 304 Pages

  • Ebook $4.99

    Nov 12, 2008 | 304 Pages

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Praise

“[An] entertaining review of the history of mathematics . . . A nice mental workout.” — Linda Schlossberg, San Francisco Chronicle

“Engagingly enthusiastic . . . It’s hard not to feel inspired and even unsettled by the hidden order Livio reveals.” — New Scientist

“Numbers aficionados will delight in astrophysicist Livio’s history of an irrational number whose fame is second only to that of pi. . . . Livio’s encyclopedic selection of subjects, supported by dozens of illustrations, will snare anyone with a recreational interest in mathematics.” — Booklist

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