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Cracking the AP Calculus AB & BC Exams, 2014 Edition
Cracking the AP Calculus AB & BC Exams, 2014 Edition
Written by Princeton Review
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307946195
Our Price: $12.99
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Cracking the AP Calculus AB & BC Exams, 2014 Edition

Written by Princeton Review


Format: eBook, 960 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $12.99

THE PRINCETON REVIEW GETS RESULTS. Get all the prep you need to ace the AP Calculus AB & BC Exams with 5 full-length practice tests, thorough topic reviews, and proven techniques to help you score higher. This eBook edition has been optimized for on-screen viewing with cross-linked questions, answers, and explanations.

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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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The Value of Science
The Value of Science
Written by Henri Poincare
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307824066
Our Price: $14.99
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The Value of Science
Essential Writings of Henri Poincare
Written by Henri Poincare


Format: eBook, 608 pages
On Sale: September 12, 2012
Price: $14.99

More than any other writer of the twentieth century, Henri Poincaré brought the elegant, but often complicated, ideas about science and mathematics to the general reader. A genius who throughout his life solved complex mathematical calculations in his head, and a writer gifted with an inimitable style, Poincaré rose to the... Read more >
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Infinite Ascent
Infinite Ascent
Written by David Berlinski
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307778178
Our Price: $9.99
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Infinite Ascent
A Short History of Mathematics
Written by David Berlinski


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: August 17, 2011
Price: $9.99

In Infinite Ascent, David Berlinski, the acclaimed author of The Advent of the Algorithm, A Tour of the Calculus, and Newton’s Gift, tells the story of mathematics, bringing to life with wit, elegance, and deep insight a 2,500-year-long intellectual adventure.

Berlinski focuses on the ten most important breakthroughs in mathematical history–and the... 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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Meta Math!
Meta Math!
Written by Gregory Chaitin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307488176
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Meta Math!
The Quest for Omega
Written by Gregory Chaitin


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: November 26, 2008
Price: $13.99

Gregory Chaitin, one of the world’s foremost mathematicians, leads us on a spellbinding journey, illuminating the process by which he arrived at his groundbreaking theory.

Chaitin’s revolutionary discovery, the Omega number, is an exquisitely complex representation of unknowability in mathematics. His investigations shed light on what we can ultimately know about the... Read more >
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Beyond Numeracy
Beyond Numeracy
Written by John Allen Paulos
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307833334
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Beyond Numeracy

Written by John Allen Paulos


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: May 29, 2013
Price: $12.99

From the author of the national bestseller Innumeracy, a delightful exploration and explanation of mathematical concepts from algebra to zero in easily accessible alphabetical entries. "Paulos . . . does for mathematics what The Joy of Sex did for the boudoir. . . ."--Washington Post Book World. First time in paperback... Read more >
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Proving Darwin
Proving Darwin
Written by Gregory Chaitin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307907462
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Proving Darwin
Making Biology Mathematical
Written by Gregory Chaitin


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: May 8, 2012
Price: $11.99

Groundbreaking mathematician Gregory Chaitin gives us the first book to posit that we can prove how Darwin’s theory of evolution works on a mathematical level.
 
For years it has been received wisdom among most scientists that, just as Darwin claimed, all of the Earth’s life-forms evolved by blind chance. But does Darwin’s...

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Magnificent Mistakes in Mathematics

Written by Alfred S. Posamentier and Ingmar Lehmann


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $12.99

Two veteran math educators demonstrate how some "magnificent mistakes" had profound consequences for our understanding of mathematics' key concepts.

In the nineteenth century, English mathematician William Shanks spent fifteen years calculating the value of pi, setting a record for the number of decimal places. Later, his calculation was reproduced using large... Read more >
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