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Humble Pi: When Math Goes Wrong in the Real World

This #1 international best-seller explores and explains a litany of real-world glitches, near misses, and mathematical mishaps involving the internet, big data, elections, street signs, lotteries, the Roman Empire, and an Olympic team to name a few. It’s a lighthearted but engaging guide to some of humanity’s all-time greatest miscalculations. Stories that will make you feel a bit better about some of your own mistakes.