Math and the Mona Lisa
The Art and Science of Leonardo da Vinci
Written by Bulent Atalay
Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: September 20, 2011
Price: $12.99
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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Pre-K Beginning Numbers (Sylvan Workbooks)
Written by Sylvan Learning
Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2012
Price: $12.99
Learn all about the numbers 1 to 10 with Sylvan's proven techniques for success!
Learning the basics about numbers is a crucial part of the preparation for kindergarten and an important step on the way to math success. The activities in this workbook are designed to help your child get ahead and...
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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...
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First Grade 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 two- and three-dimensional shapes, symmetry, patterns, and location concepts will be ready for the challenges of mathematics as they advance to more complex topics. The activities in this workbook are...
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Beyond Numeracy
Written by John Allen Paulos
Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: May 29, 2013
Price: $12.99
From the author of the national bestseller Innumeracy, a delightful exploration and explanation of mathematical concepts from algebra to zero in easily accessible alphabetical entries. "Paulos . . . does for mathematics what The Joy of Sex did for the boudoir. . . ."--Washington Post Book World. First time in paperback...
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Meta Math!
The Quest for Omega
Written by Gregory Chaitin
Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: November 14, 2006
Price: $15.95
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...
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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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The Glorious Golden Ratio
Written by Alfred S. Posamentier and Ingmar Lehmann
Format: eBook
On Sale: December 20, 2011
Price: $12.99
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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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...
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Third 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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