The Fractalist
Memoir of a Scientific Maverick
Written by Benoit Mandelbrot
Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $18.95
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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Zero Is The Leaves On The Tree
Written by Betsy Franco
Illustrated by Shino Arihara
Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: September 8, 2009
Price: $15.99
It's easy to count three of something-- just add them up. But how do you count zero, a number that is best defined by what it's not?
Can you see it?
Can you hear it?
Can you
feel it?
This important math concept is beautifully explored in a way that will inspire children to find...
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First Grade Page Per Day: Math Skills
Written by Sylvan Learning
Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: May 8, 2012
Price: $6.99
Learn the Basics with Just One Page of Activities Each Day!
Sylvan Learning's
First Grade Page Per Day: Math Skills uses engaging games and activities to help children become familiar with real-world math concepts, including:
· Numbers & Operations to 20
· Adding Sums & Subtracting Differences
· Place Values & Number Sense
· Geometry & Shapes
· Telling Time
· Counting Money
Students improve their...
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Kindergarten Shapes & Geometry Success (Sylvan Workbooks)
Written by Sylvan Learning
Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: January 18, 2011
Price: $12.99
A solid foundation of basic geometry skills is essential for early success in math. Children who have a solid understanding of shapes, size, patterns, and location concepts will be ready for the challenges of geometry as they advance to more complex topics. The activities in this workbook are designed to help...
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Magnificent Mistakes in Mathematics
Written by Alfred S. Posamentier and Ingmar Lehmann
Format: Hardcover, 300 pages
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $24.00
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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Fourth Grade Geometry Success (Sylvan Workbooks)
Written by Sylvan Learning
Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: January 18, 2011
Price: $12.99
Success in math includes mastery of geometry skills and requires children to make connections between the real world and geometry 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...
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The Glorious Golden Ratio
Written by Alfred S. Posamentier and Ingmar Lehmann
Format: Hardcover, 363 pages
On Sale: November 15, 2011
Price: $27.00
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...
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Fourth Grade Math Games & Puzzles (Sylvan Workbooks)
Written by Sylvan Learning
Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: April 27, 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 games and puzzles in this workbook are designed to help children enjoy...
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