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Interactive video lesson plan for: Surreal Numbers (writing the first book) - Numberphile

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Donald Knuth coined the term "Surreal Numbers" and wrote the first book about them after lunch with the man who devised them, John Conway.
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More from this interview: https://youtu.be/gMuS8ckbdZE
John Conway interviews: http://bit.ly/ConwayNumberphile

Surreal Numbers AMAZON BOOK LINK: http://bit.ly/KnuthSurreal
John Conway AMAZON BOOK LNK: http://bit.ly/GeniusAtPlayUS

Surreal Number graphic by Lukas Lanky

Knuth Dragon Curve: https://youtu.be/v678Em6qyzk

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