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Secrets of Mental Math
Secrets of Mental Math
Written by Arthur Benjamin and Michael Shermer
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307347466
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Secrets of Mental Math
The Mathemagician's Guide to Lightning Calculation and Amazing Math Tricks
Written by Arthur Benjamin and Michael Shermer


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2008
Price: $10.99

These simple math secrets and tricks will forever change how you look at the world of numbers.

Secrets of Mental Math will have you thinking like a math genius in no time. Get ready to amaze your friends—and yourself—with incredible calculations you never thought you could master, as renowned “mathemagician” Arthur Benjamin... Read more >
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Mathematics and the Real World
The Remarkable Role of Evolution in the Making of Mathematics
Written by Zvi Artstein


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $12.99

In this accessible and illuminating study of how the science of mathematics developed, a veteran math researcher and educator looks at the ways in which  our evolutionary makeup is both a help and a hindrance to the study of math.

Artstein chronicles the discovery of important mathematical connections between mathematics and the... Read more >
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The Drunkard's Walk
The Drunkard's Walk
Written by Leonard Mlodinow
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307377548
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The Drunkard's Walk
How Randomness Rules Our Lives
Written by Leonard Mlodinow


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2008
Price: $11.99

With the born storyteller's command of narrative and imaginative approach, Leonard Mlodinow vividly demonstrates how our lives are profoundly informed by chance and randomness and how everything from wine ratings and corporate success to school grades and political polls are less reliable than we believe.

By showing us the true nature of... Read more >
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Our Mathematical Universe
Our Mathematical Universe
Written by Max Tegmark
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385350495
Our Price: $15.99
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Our Mathematical Universe
My Quest for the Ultimate Nature of Reality
Written by Max Tegmark


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $15.99

Max Tegmark leads us on an astonishing journey through past, present and future, and through the physics, astronomy and mathematics that are the foundation of his work, most particularly his hypothesis that our physical reality is a mathematical structure and his theory of the ultimate multiverse. In a dazzling combination of... Read more >
The Golden Ratio
The Golden Ratio
Written by Mario Livio
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307485526
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The Golden Ratio
The Story of PHI, the World's Most Astonishing Number
Written by Mario Livio


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: November 12, 2008
Price: $13.99

Throughout history, thinkers from mathematicians to theologians have pondered the mysterious relationship between numbers and the nature of reality. In this fascinating book, Mario Livio tells the tale of a number at the heart of that mystery: phi, or 1.6180339887...This curious mathematical relationship, widely known as "The Golden Ratio," was discovered... Read more >
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Paradox
Paradox
Written by Jim Al-Khalili
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307986801
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Paradox
The Nine Greatest Enigmas in Physics
Written by Jim Al-Khalili


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $11.99

A fun and fascinating look at great scientific paradoxes.

   Throughout history, scientists have come up with theories and ideas that just don't seem to make sense.  These we call paradoxes.  The paradoxes Al-Khalili offers are drawn chiefly from physics and astronomy and represent those that have stumped some of the finest minds. ... Read more >
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The Glorious Golden Ratio

Written by Alfred S. Posamentier and Ingmar Lehmann


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 20, 2011
Price: $12.99

What exactly is the Golden Ratio? How was it discovered? Where is it found? These questions and more are thoroughly explained in this engaging tour of one of mathematics' most interesting phenomena. The authors  trace the appearance of the Golden Ratio throughout history, demonstrate a variety of ingenious techniques used to... Read more >
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The Fractalist
The Fractalist
Written by Benoit Mandelbrot
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307378606
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The Fractalist
Memoir of a Scientific Maverick
Written by Benoit Mandelbrot


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2012
Price: $11.99

A fascinating memoir from the man who revitalized visual geometry, and whose ideas about fractals have changed how we look at both the natural world and the financial world.

Benoit Mandelbrot, the creator of fractal geometry, has significantly improved our understanding of, among other things, financial variability and erratic physical phenomena. In...

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The Secrets of Triangles
A Mathematical Journey
Written by Alfred S. Posamentier and Ingmar Lehmann


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 28, 2012
Price: $12.99

Requiring no more than a knowledge of high school mathematics and written in clear and accessible language, this book will give all readers a new insight into some of the most enjoyable and fascinating aspects of geometry. Everyone knows what a triangle is, yet very few people appreciate that the common... Read more >
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A Tour of the Calculus
A Tour of the Calculus
Written by David Berlinski
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307789730
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A Tour of the Calculus

Written by David Berlinski


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: April 27, 2011
Price: $13.99

In its largest aspect, the calculus functions as a celestial measuring tape, able to order the infinite expanse of the universe. Time and space are given names, points, and limits; seemingly intractable problems of motion, growth, and form are reduced to answerable questions. Calculus was humanity's first attempt to represent the... Read more >
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