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5 edition of Figuring Figures found in the catalog.

Figuring Figures

by Jon Mulberg

  • 227 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Prentice-Hall .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Probability & statistics,
  • Research methods: general

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10074293M
    ISBN 100130184063
    ISBN 109780130184061

    NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY ESQUIRE AND BOOKPAGE Figuring explores the complexities of love and the human search for truth and meaning through the interconnected lives of several historical figures across four centuries—beginning with the astronomer Johannes Kepler, who discovered the laws of planetary motion, and ending with the marine biologist and author Rachel . There’s a skill I’ve noticed some people possess which, for lack of a better term, I’ll call the ability to figure things out. Some people are really good at figuring things out. Give them an ambiguous problem and they’ll investigate, try things out, push through frustration and solve it. .

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    These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total. This month's sales figures offer a glimmer of hope for the depressed economy. These figures mean that almost 7% of the working population is unemployed. The lawn was laid out in the form of the figure eight. ‘The book utilizes tables and figures effectively to illustrate the main concepts of each chapter.’ ‘The text is well illustrated with excellent diagrams, sketches and figures.’ ‘The data from each plate were then graphed and analyzed (Figure 1A).’.


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Sep 05,  · Margot Lee Shetterly grew up in Hampton, Virginia, where she knew many of the women in her book Hidden Figures. She is an Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellow and the recipient of a Virginia Foundation for the Humanities grant for her research on women in computing.

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