Math and the Mona Lisa
The Art and Science of Leonardo da Vinci
Written by Bulent Atalay
Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: July 29, 2014
Price: $15.95
Leonardo da Vinci was one of history's true geniuses, equally brilliant as an artist, scientist, and mathematician. Readers of
The Da Vinci Code were given a glimpse of the mysterious connections between math, science, and Leonardo's art.
Math and the Mona Lisa picks up where
The Da Vinci Code left off...
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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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Paradox
The Nine Greatest Enigmas in Physics
Written by Jim Al-Khalili
Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $11.99
A fun and fascinating look at great scientific paradoxes.
Throughout history, scientists have come up with theories and ideas that just don't seem to make sense. These we call paradoxes. The paradoxes Al-Khalili offers are drawn chiefly from physics and astronomy and represent those that have stumped some of the finest minds. ...
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The Fractalist
Memoir of a Scientific Maverick
Written by Benoit Mandelbrot
Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2012
Price: $11.99
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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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...
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Kindergarten Math Games & Puzzles (Sylvan Workbooks)
Written by Sylvan Learning
Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: April 27, 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 will be ready for the challenges of mathematics as they advance to more complex topics. The games and puzzles in this workbook are designed...
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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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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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Cracking the AP Calculus BC Exam, 2015 Edition
Written by Princeton Review
Format: eBook, 752 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $14.99
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO SCORE A PERFECT 5. Equip yourself to ace the AP Calculus BC Exam with The Princeton Review's comprehensive study guide—including thorough content reviews, targeted strategies for every question type, and 2 full-length practice tests with complete answer explanations. We don't have to tell you how tough AP...
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