Random House: Bringing You the Best in Fiction, Nonfiction, and Children's Books
Authors
Books
eBooks
Newletters and Alerts
141 books in Mathematics

Subscribe to the Random House What's New Newsletter.

Your Email Address:

Subscribe to our RSS/XML feed with web-based news readers.
Click your choice:

RSS
RSS PDF
Atom Feed
Add to Google

Browse Category

Find more Mathematics books by browsing the categories below.

Mathematics:

Mathematics:

Sort: Author   Bestselling  Format   Date   Price   Title  
The Book of Nothing
The Book of Nothing
Written by John D. Barrow
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307554819
Our Price: $13.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
The Book of Nothing
Vacuums, Voids, and the Latest Ideas about the Origins of the Universe
Written by John D. Barrow


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2009
Price: $13.99

What conceptual blind spot kept the ancient Greeks (unlike the Indians and Maya) from developing a concept of zero? Why did St. Augustine equate nothingness with the Devil? What tortuous means did 17th-century scientists employ in their attempts to create a vacuum? And why do contemporary quantum physicists believe that the... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Infinite Ascent
Infinite Ascent
Written by David Berlinski
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307778178
Our Price: $2.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
Infinite Ascent
A Short History of Mathematics
Written by David Berlinski


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: August 17, 2011
Price: $2.99

In Infinite Ascent, David Berlinski, the acclaimed author of The Advent of the Algorithm, A Tour of the Calculus, and Newton’s Gift, tells the story of mathematics, bringing to life with wit, elegance, and deep insight a 2,500-year-long intellectual adventure.

Berlinski focuses on the ten most important breakthroughs in mathematical history–and the... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Math for the Frightened
Math for the Frightened
Written by Colin Pask
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616144210
Our Price: $19.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Math for the Frightened
Facing Scary Symbols and Everything Else That Freaks You Out About Mathematics
Written by Colin Pask


Format: Trade Paperback, 380 pages
On Sale: November 30, 2011
Price: $19.00

There's something about a language of symbols and equations that most people find intimidating. Mathematician Colin Pask gently introduces you to the main ideas of mathematics and painlessly demonstrates how they are expressed in terms of symbols. He teaches the reader not only why symbols are used, and how and why equations... Read more >
Mathematical Curiosities
A Treasure Trove of Unexpected Entertainments
Written by Alfred S. Posamentier and Ingmar Lehmann


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $11.99

An innovative and appealing way for the layperson to develop math skills--while actually enjoying it

Most people agree that math is important, but few would say it's fun. This book will show you that the subject you learned to hate in high school can be as entertaining as a witty remark, as... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
First Grade Numbers in the Real World (Sylvan Workbooks)
First Grade Numbers in the Real World (Sylvan Workbooks)
Written by Sylvan Learning
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307479556
Our Price: $12.99
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

First Grade Numbers in the Real World (Sylvan Workbooks)

Written by Sylvan Learning


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2012
Price: $12.99

Learn real-world math skills, including the basics about time, money, and measurement, with fun activities based on Sylvan's proven techniques for success!

Success in math requries children to make connections between the real world and math concepts in order to solve problems. Extra practice can help young problem solvers advance to more... Read more >
Meta Math!
Meta Math!
Written by Gregory Chaitin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400077977
Our Price: $15.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

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... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Poetry of the Universe
Poetry of the Universe
Written by Robert Osserman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385474290
Our Price: $15.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Poetry of the Universe

Written by Robert Osserman


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: January 15, 1996
Price: $15.00

Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Magic Numbers of Dr. Matrix
The Magic Numbers of Dr. Matrix
Written by Martin Gardner
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780879752828
Our Price: $24.99
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The Magic Numbers of Dr. Matrix

Written by Martin Gardner


Format: Trade Paperback, 326 pages
On Sale: March 1, 1985
Price: $24.99

The Magic Numbers of Dr. Matrix draws us into the intriguing and fascinating world of numbers and number theory. "Numbers, you know, have a mysterious life of their own. It would be naive," claims Dr. Matrix, "to suppose that there is such a thing as a randomly arranged group of symbols."... Read more >
Our Mathematical Universe
Our Mathematical Universe
Written by Max Tegmark, Read by Rob Shapiro
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804166515
Our Price: $25.00

For more information about downloading this audiobook
visit our Audiobook Download FAQ page.

Our Mathematical Universe
My Quest for the Ultimate Nature of Reality
Written by Max Tegmark
Read by Rob Shapiro


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $25.00

Max Tegmark leads us on an astonishing journey through past, present and future, and through the physics, astronomy and mathematics that are the foundation of his work, most particularly his hypothesis that our physical reality is a mathematical structure and his theory of the ultimate multiverse. In a dazzling combination of... Read more >
Also available as an eBook, hardcover and a trade paperback.
The Value of Science
The Value of Science
Written by Henri Poincare
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375758485
Our Price: $27.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The Value of Science
Essential Writings of Henri Poincare
Written by Henri Poincare


Format: Trade Paperback, 608 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2001
Price: $27.00

More than any other writer of the twentieth century, Henri Poincaré brought the elegant, but often complicated, ideas about science and mathematics to the general reader. A genius who throughout his life solved complex mathematical calculations in his head, and a writer gifted with an inimitable style, Poincaré rose to the... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
View pages: 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15
Page 10 of 15
View past category highlights: