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...
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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...
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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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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."...
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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...
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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...
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