Numbers let us understand the world with more nuance and precision
Even the most basic aspects of numbers, like how to write them, are great examples of human creativity and clarity of thought
Simple counting leads to insights, such as the fact that every person is unique
Estimation is a habit that can open doors of insight and nuance
The Pigeonhole Principle allows us to deduce insights about the world that are unexpected, such as the fact that there must be two people on Earth who have exactly the same numbers of hairs on their bodies
The Fibonacci numbers come from looking at nature and abstracting a pattern
Exploring number patterns illustrates a creative strategy for exploring and creating ideas
Seeing how to develop the incredibility important idea of numbers shows you how you can create and explore ideas on your own.