Book of Numbers - Shakuntala Devi

Book of Numbers

Everything you always wanted to know about numbers, but was difficult to understand. We can't live without numbers. We need them in our daily chores, big and small. But we carry in us a certain fear of numbers and are never confident about using them.

Shakuntala Devi, the internationally famous mathematical wizard, makes numbers easy for us and interesting. The book includes special features such as, Little Known Facts about Numbers, Brain Teasers and Numerical Concepts, which have been simplified and explained by the author.

The book also gives you over 20 ready reference tables to help you understand and master numbers.

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'...makes very interesting reading and provides valuable information.' Hindu


Born in a well-known family of Brahmin priests in Bangalore, Shakuntala Devi received her early lessons in mathematics from her grandfather. By the age of five, she was recognised as a child prodigy and an expert in complex mental arithmetic. A year later she demonstrated her talents to a large assembly of students and professors at the University of Mysore. Hailed as an authentic heroine of our times her feats are recorded in the Guinness Book of World Records. She made international headlines for out-performing and out-computing the most sophisticated computers in the world. 

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