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New math based novel!

by peter jones
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peter jones
Jan30-12, 10:12 PM
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I heard some rumors about a new book coming out.

from what i heard, the book, titled 'I am number 1', tells a story about One, who lives
in a numberbased world. the world is divided into clans . every number that lives in this
world is a member of a clan according to what composite prime factors it has.

the story will be a mix of a novel and bunch of proofs and facts about number theory!

Anyone else who heard about this??? who wrote it, when is it coming out?
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Jan30-12, 11:17 PM
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That sounds cool. I haven't heard anything about it, though, and Googling doesn't turn up much.
Jan31-12, 04:59 AM
P: 67
Closest thing I could find is this:


peter jones
Jan31-12, 06:15 AM
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New math based novel!

i read it on a blog somewhere. I can't seem to find it back myself :s

anyway, i'm sure about the title, so I'll be checking any news on that.
Jan31-12, 08:16 AM
P: 177
"I am number four" comes up in search results, but that doesn't seem to be related to number theory.

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