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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Second 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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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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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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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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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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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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