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Math Charmers
Math Charmers
Written by Alfred S. Posamentier
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781591020677
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Math Charmers
Tantalizing Tidbits for the Mind
Written by Alfred S. Posamentier


Format: Trade Paperback, 301 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2003
Price: $21.99

Professional mathematicians often speak of the beauty of mathematics and the elegance of its solutions. Yet the esthetic appeal of math is rarely conveyed to students at the elementary, secondary, or even college level. Instead, most of us develop phobias in school about math's elusive logic and then pass these negative... Read more >
One, Two, Three
One, Two, Three
Written by David Berlinski
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307379856
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One, Two, Three
Absolutely Elementary Mathematics
Written by David Berlinski


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: May 10, 2011
Price: $13.99

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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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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Piece = Part = Portion
Piece = Part = Portion
Written by Scott Gifford, Photographed by Shmuel Thaler
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781582461021
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Piece = Part = Portion
Fractions = Decimals = Percents
Written by Scott Gifford
Photographed by Shmuel Thaler


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: September 1, 2003
Price: $15.99

Just as hola and bonjour mean “hello,” in the language of math, fractions, decimals, and percents describe the same thing in slightly different ways. So why are so many kids bewildered by this math basic? Because rarely is the explanation of this important concept presented so clearly. Now there'¬?s PIECE... 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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How Mathematics Happened
How Mathematics Happened
Written by Peter S. Rudman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591024774
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How Mathematics Happened
The First 50,000 Years
Written by Peter S. Rudman


Format: Hardcover, 291 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2006
Price: $26.99

In this fascinating discussion of ancient mathematics, author Peter Rudman does not just chronicle the archeological record of what mathematics was done; he digs deeper into the more important question of why it was done in a particular way. Why did the Egyptians use a bizarre method of expressing fractions? Why... Read more >
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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Mathematical Amazements and Surprises
Mathematical Amazements and Surprises
Written by Alfred S. Posamentier and Ingmar Lehmann, Afterword by Herbert A. Hauptman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781591027232
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Mathematical Amazements and Surprises
Fascinating Figures and Noteworthy Numbers
Written by Alfred S. Posamentier and Ingmar Lehmann
Afterword by Herbert A. Hauptman


Format: Trade Paperback, 269 pages
On Sale: June 23, 2009
Price: $20.99

If you've been waiting for a book that will evoke the delight and intrigue that mathematics has to offer, this is the book for you.

What are the odds of finding two people who share the same birth date in a room of thirty-five? Most people would guess they're pretty... Read more >
Poetry of the Universe
Poetry of the Universe
Written by Robert Osserman
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ISBN: 9780307790583
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Poetry of the Universe

Written by Robert Osserman


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: April 27, 2011
Price: $11.99

In the bestselling literary tradition of Lewis Thomas's Lives of a Cell and James Watson's The Double Helix, Poetry of the Universe is a delightful and compelling narrative charting the evolution of mathematical ideas that have helped to illuminate the nature of the observable universe. In a richly anecdotal fashion, the... Read more >
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The Joy of Pi
The Joy of Pi
Written by David Blatner, Read by Oliver Wyman, Hank Jacobs and Laura Dean
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780739301715
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The Joy of Pi

Written by David Blatner
Read by Oliver Wyman, Hank Jacobs and Laura Dean


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: July 16, 2002
Price: $10.79

No number has captured the attention and imagination of people throughout the ages as much as the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter. Pi—or ? as it is symbolically known—is infinite and, in The Joy of pi, it proves to be infinitely intriguing. With incisive historical insight and a... Read more >
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