Third 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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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...
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Cracking the AP Calculus AB Exam 2015 Edition
Written by Princeton Review
Format: eBook, 688 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2014
Price: $14.99
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO SCORE A PERFECT 5. Equip yourself to ace the AP Calculus AB Exam with The Princeton Review's comprehensive study guide—including thorough content reviews, targeted strategies for every question type, and 3 full-length practice tests with complete answer explanations.We don't have to tell you how tough AP Calculus...
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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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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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The Fabulous Fibonacci Numbers
Written by Alfred S. Posamentier and Ingmar Lehmann
Format: Hardcover, 364 pages
On Sale: May 30, 2007
Price: $28.99
The most ubiquitous, and perhaps the most intriguing, number pattern in mathematics is the Fibonacci sequence. In this simple pattern beginning with two ones, each succeeding number is the sum of the two numbers immediately preceding it (1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, ad infinitum). Far from being just...
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Kindergarten Basic Math Success (Sylvan Workbooks)
Written by Sylvan Learning
Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: January 19, 2010
Price: $12.99
A solid foundation of basic math skills is essential for early success in math. Children who can connect their understanding of math to the world around them, and build confidence through practice, will be ready for the challenges of mathematics as they advance to more complex topics. The activities in this...
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Mathematics in 10 Lessons
The Grand Tour
Written by Jerry P. King
Format: Trade Paperback, 394 pages
On Sale: February 24, 2009
Price: $18.95
Many of us trained mainly in the humanities and liberal arts may respect mathematics as an essential scientific discipline, but have done very little mathematics and often feel intimidated by its rigors. If you’ve ever wondered what mathematicians mean by the aesthetic elegance of their subject, here is your chance to...
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Proving Darwin
Making Biology Mathematical
Written by Gregory Chaitin
Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: February 26, 2013
Price: $15.00
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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