Think of a Number (Big Questions)

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Maths isn't just about sums and calculations, number can take you anywhere. With "Think of a Number" you'll explore a fantastic world of wonder that is full of surprises. Join Johnny Ball on a dazzling adventure to infinity and beyond - crack codes, unravel mazes and discover why finding a prime number could make you a millionaire. Test your friends with magic tricks and mind-reading techniques and find out about the simple puzzles that stumped the world's brainiest mathematicians for centuries. Think maths is boring? Think again!

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Johnny Ball has masterminded and presented more than 20 children's television series about maths and science. He is best known for the hit BBC series Think of a Number, which transformed maths for a generation of children. A former Butlins redcoat and comedian, Johnny presented Playschool for 17 years and has earned an EMMY nomination, a BAFTA, and 10 other awards. A Fellow of the Mathematical Association, Johnny has written five children's books and the hit educational musical "Tales and Maths and Legends".

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Everything your maths textbook isn't. Brilliant. Funday Times

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