What’s the biggest number?
Who was the first mathematician? Why is seven a lucky number? Why is fifth grade math so hard? We’re tackling something new: questions about math! With us to offer some answers and some mind-blowing concepts is author Joseph Mazur.
Some of Mazur’s books include Fluke: The Math and Myth of Coincidence and What’s Luck Got to Do with It: The History, Mathematics, and Psychology of the Gambler’s Illusion.
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You ask the questions and we find the answers. It’s a big interesting world out there. On But Why, we tackle topics large and small, about nature, words, even the end of the world.