This comprehensive volume is perfect for students who are interested in higher-level study of numbers and measurements. The book delves into the history of mathematical reasoning and the progression of numerical thought. Readers will learn how our world is shaped by the number and measurement systems that have arisen over time. They will also engage in the history of the development of number and measurement systems and the biographies of some of the greatest mathematical minds throughout history. This is a perfect volume for anyone interested in higher-level math and the stories behind it.