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The Number Devil: A Mathematical Adventure

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 21, 2013

    Taylor

    This book was ok but after a while it keeps doing the same thing it is getting old

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 18, 2010

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    Might have some potential.

    I, quite honestly did not enjoy reading this book. I was assigned this book for a math project and found it to be terribly disappointing. The book was designed to teach people about math, but it has no specified age group. The way it is set up is as a children's book, but no small child would understand the concept of the math. And then again, to be old enough to understand the math, you would be utterly bored by the plot. Speaking of the plot, there hardly is one. They talk math for a few chapters then eventually get back to the storyline. Another minus is how they change the names for almost every mathematical word, so if you are trying to teach someone math, they would go back to class knowing names for things completely different than what anybody else is saying. No-one would know what they were talking about. I think that this is a rough draft of a potentially good novel.

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