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Incredible Numbers by Professor Ian Stewart

By Galen McQuillen, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Beautiful exploration of math beyond classroom; dense text.

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The math topics are fascinating, and the interactive elements bring concepts to life, but the writing is pretty complicated, riddled with tough vocabulary and requiring a lot of background knowledge. Thankfully, the interactive visualizations give those tricky passages some much-needed clarity. In that sense, it may be the best way out there to illuminate these ideas for teens. Even with the beautiful explorations, ultimately this is mostly a read-to-learn experience, probably only fully accessible by those already curious about math or those willing to do some outside reading to supplement.

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