1 edition of **The power of a single number** found in the catalog.

The power of a single number

Philipp Lepenies

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Published
**2016** .

Written in English

- Gross domestic product,
- History

**Edition Notes**

Statement | Philipp Lepenies ; translated by Jeremy Gaines |

Contributions | Gaines, Jeremy, translator |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | HC79.I5 L4613 2016 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | xiv, 186 pages |

Number of Pages | 186 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL27212470M |

ISBN 10 | 0231175108 |

ISBN 10 | 9780231175104, 9780231541435 |

LC Control Number | 2015034785 |

OCLC/WorldCa | 930681933 |

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Locating the origins of GDP measurements in Renaissance England, Lepenies explores the social and political factors that originally hindered its use. In The Power of a Single Number, Philipp Lepenies recounts the lively history of GDP's political acceptance--and eventual dominance.

Locating the origins of GDP measurements in Renaissance England, Lepenies explores the social and political factors that originally hindered its use/5(7). The Power of a Single Number: A Political History of GDP This little book about a big number will impress readers who might never have previously considered the statistics underlying our lives.

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Any number that is raised to the power of 0 is equal to 1; If a number is raised to a negative power, then it will be rewritten as 1 divided by that number raised to the power, e.g. 2^-2 = 1/2^2; If a number is raised to a power expressed as a fraction, then it should be rooted, e.g.

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In this example the little "2" says to use 8 two times in a multiplication: 8 2 = 8 × 8 = 64 But power can also mean the result of using an exponent, so in the previous example "64" is also called the power. Another example: 2 4. However, if the number is not an even power of ten, then you'll get a decimal fraction in the exponent.

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