When Adam Spencer said, do you mind if I ask you a few maths questions in the interview? John Purcell went white. What followed is nothing short of miraculous…
Adam Spencer’s Big Book of Numbers
An hilarious, enlightening romp through the world of numbers with one of Australia’s best-loved broadcasters.
Why do people get freaked out by Friday the 13th? Where does a ‘dozen’ come from? Who was Erno Rubik? And how do you become a master at Sudoku?
In 100 bite-sized chapters, mathematician, broadcaster and comedian Adam Spencer unlocks more of the secrets of the world of numbers.
If you’ve ever wondered about the ‘fourth dimension’, why spider monkeys have so many bones in their hands, which numbers are truly narcissistic, or how on earth you play ‘Buckyball’, Adam Spencer’s Big Book of Numbers will set you straight.