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Alfred S. Posamentier is dean of the School of Education and professor of mathematics education at Mercy College in Dobbs Ferry, New York. Previously, he had the same positions at the City College of the City University of New York for forty years. He has published over fifty-five books in the area of mathematics and mathematics education, including Pi: A Biography of the World's Most Mysterious Number (with Ingmar Lehmann).
Ingmar Lehmann is retired from the mathematics faculty at Humboldt University in Berlin. For many years he led the Berlin Mathematics Student Society for gifted secondary-school students, with which he is still closely engaged today. He is the coauthor with Alfred S. Posamentier of The Secrets of Triangles, The Glorious Golden Ratio, and three other books.
Great book. Such a terrific reference work! Strongly recommended. A perfect journey through the numbers. If you enjoy numbers you will love this book.Published on September 12, 2012 by T
If you are looking for a book that describes real world examples of Fibonacci sequences, this is not the book to read. Read morePublished on March 9, 2011 by M. Harwood
The book is very interesting both for a technical reader and just a lover. It is easy to read, but has also some rigorous proofs in the appendix. Read morePublished on August 1, 2009 by Camo
A great book. Has everything i would need for a research project plus so much more. The author did a great job.Published on February 26, 2008 by Stasie A. Coleman
The most intriguing number pattern in math is the Fibonacci sequence, a pattern which begins with two ones, each succeeding number of which is the sum of the two numbers... Read morePublished on January 6, 2008 by Midwest Book Review