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The best way to learn comes by simply asking questions. It’s truly one of the most useful skills you can acquire. In Ask a Little—Learn a Lot, author R. W. A. Mitchell teaches you how to ask the kinds of questions that have changed our world.

Lively, fun, and easy to read, Ask a Little—Learn a Lot includes examples of some of the best questions ever asked, illustrated with examples from a wide range of topics including mathematics and science, philosophy, game theory, gambling, lucky numbers, and even game shows. You can learn how to learn, just by asking questions! This guide explores questions based on the following, among other things:

• What kinds of questions are asked by the greatest thinkers?

• How can you surf the North Pole?

• How can you type like a monkey?

• How you can win on Let’s Make a Deal

You can also learn about the peculiar and tricky questions that make up paradoxes and about the weird science of Wile E. Coyote!

Ask a Little—Learn a Lot communicates that the best way to explore new ideas comes simply by asking questions. When you ask questions, you learn things. Thinking inspires. And with a bit of imagination, it creates.

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