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Nature's Numbers - Discovering Order and Pattern in the Universe

Code: WIS0310
Auteurs: Ian Stewart
ISBN: 029781642X
Uitgever: Trafalgar Square
Uitgegeven: 4/sep/95
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Why do many flowers have five or eight petals, but very few have six or seven? Why do snowflakes have sixfold symmetry? Why do tigers have stripes but leopards have spots? This book takes the reader on a mathematical sightseeing tour of the natural world.