Buy Il mago dei numeri by Hans Magnus Enzensberger, R. S. Berner, E. Ganni ( ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and. The Number Devil: A Mathematical Adventure is a book for children and young adults that explores mathematics. It was originally written in in German by Hans Magnus Enzensberger. Questions About Il Mago dei numeri. by Hans Magnus Enzensberger. Reader Q&A. To ask other readers questions about Il Mago dei numeri, please sign up.

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Il mago dei numeri

He also experiences recurring dreams —including falling down an endless slide or being eaten by a giant fish—but is interrupted from this sleep habit one night by a small devil creature who introduces himself as the Number Devil. Archived from the original on 4 April Delivery and Returns see our delivery rates and policies thinking of returning an item? The seventh night brings Robert to a bare, white room, where the Number Devil presents Pascal’s triangle and the patterns that the triangular array displays.

Share your thoughts with other customers. On the first night, the Number Devil appears to Robert in an oversized world and introduces the number one.

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Be the first to review this item Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Later, on enzensberfer fourth night, the Number Devil teaches Robert about rutabagasanother fictional term to depict square rootsat a beach. Retrieved from ” https: The Number Devil received mostly positive reviews from critics. Retrieved 26 October On the third night, the Number Devil brings Robert to a cave and reveals how prima-donna numbers prime numbers can only be divided by themselves and one without a remainder.


Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. The Number Devil arranges Robert’s classmates in multiple ways, teaches him about permutationsand what the Number Devil calls vroom numbers factorials. Retrieved 3 September Visit our Help Pages. On the ninth night, Robert dreams he is in bed, suffering from the flu, when the Number Devil appears next to him. The next night, the Number Devil emerges in a forest of trees shaped like “ones” and explains the necessity of the number zeronegative numbersand introduces hoppinga fictional term to describe exponentiation.

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Robert is a young boy who suffers from mathematical anxiety due to his boredom in school. The book ends with Robert in class using his newfound mathematical knowledge. Although there are many Number Devils from Number HeavenRobert only knows him as the Number Devil before learning of his actual name, Teplotaxl, later in the story. The Number Devil teaches Robert about natural numberswhich the Number Devil calls garden-variety numbersthe unusual characteristics of infiniteand infinite series.


Unlimited One-Day Delivery and more. He also criticized its use in mathematics education, stating “I suspect this is the sort of book that well-meaning adults will mistakenly thrust upon children because it will be good for them. The New York Review of Books. Retrieved 17 December Retrieved 7 December Learn more about Amazon Prime. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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This page was last edited on 24 Decemberat On the eighth night, Robert is brought to his classroom at school. Henry Holt and Company.

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. There’s a problem loading this menu at the moment. The book was a hit across Europe, becoming a best seller in at least Spain, Germany, [8] the Netherlands, [9] and Italy.