One, Two, Three
Absolutely Elementary Mathematics
Written by David Berlinski
Read by Byron Wagner
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: May 10, 2011
Price: $17.50
From the acclaimed author of A Tour of the Calculus and The Advent of the Algorithm, here is a riveting look at mathematics that reveals a hidden world in some of its most fundamental concepts.
In his latest foray into mathematics, David Berlinski takes on the simplest questions that can be asked...
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Infinite Ascent
A Short History of Mathematics
Written by David Berlinski
Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2008
Price: $14.00
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...
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Third Grade Math in Action (Sylvan Workbooks)
Written by Sylvan Learning
Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: May 18, 2010
Price: $12.99
Success in math requires children to make connections between the real world and math concepts in order to solve problems. Successful problem solvers will be ready for the challenges of mathematics as they advance to more complex topics. The activities in this workbook are designed to help children see how math...
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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...
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The Value of Science
Essential Writings of Henri Poincare
Written by Henri Poincare
Format: Trade Paperback, 608 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2001
Price: $27.00
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...
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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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Kindergarten Fun with Numbers (Sylvan Fun on the Run Series)
Written by Sylvan Learning
Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $3.99
Have fun building math skills with Sylvan's proven techniques for success!
Kindergarten Fun with Numbers helps children become familiar with numbers, counting, and shapes through engaging games. Students can learn and practice numbers while they:
· Navigate a maze by following a path of numbers in order
· Show the order of pictures in a story...
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Pre-K Shapes & Measurement Success (Sylvan Workbooks)
Written by Sylvan Learning
Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: January 18, 2011
Price: $12.99
Early experiences with shapes and measurement are essential for a solid start in acquiring math skills. Preschoolers who can recognize shapes and understand the concepts of size and measurement will be ready to advance to basic math and geometry skills. The activities in this workbook are designed to help your children...
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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...
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