Diabolic Magic Square similar to one inscribed at Khajuraho around 12th Century. Everything you always wanted to know about numbers but was difficult to understand.
Shakuntala Devi, the Human Computer, explains and simplifies 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 it both easy and interesting for us.
This book contains all we ever wanted to know about numbers. Divided in three parts, the first will tells you everything about numbers, the second some anecdotes related with numbers and mathematicians, and the third some important tables that will help you always.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR : Shakuntala Devi. Born to an orthodox Brahmin family in Bangalore, Shakuntala Devi manifested an extraordinary love for numbers at a very early age. By the time she was five years old she had become an expert in complex mental arithmetic. The rest, as they say, is now history. She has authored several international bestsellers which have sold millions of copies worldwide and have been translated into many languages. She is also the recipient of Ramanujan Mathematical Genius Award, which was bestowed on her in Washington, USA, in 1988.