Author(s): Adam Spencer
Who's smarter -- a four-year-old chimp or a four-year-old human? How much does it cost to stop a computer virus? And will you really become a billionaire at 31? The answers to all these questions -- as well as over 100 brainbusting and mind-bending number games, puzzles and quizzes -- are in Adam Spencer's The Number Games. It doesn't matter if you're 6 or 60, this fascinating adventure from 1 to 100 is the perfect way to exercise the grey matter, keep you on your toes ... and make you, well, generally AWESOME! So sharpen your pencils and get ready for this year's most exciting battle: Adam Spencer's The Number Games.
In 1996, while doing a Maths PhD at Sydney Uni, Adam Spencer won the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Raw Comedy Championship. He went on to host the triple j breakfast show with Wil Anderson before graduating to 702 ABC Sydney where he hosted the breakfast show for eight years. His TV credits include The Glasshouse, Good News Week, The Project, Q&A and, with Dr Karl, Sleek Geeks. Adam is the author of several popular mathematics books for adults and kids.