The Pythagorean Theorem
The Story of Its Power and Beauty
Written by Alfred S. Posamentier
Afterword by Herbert A. Hauptman
Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: June 22, 2010
Price: $27.00
The Pythagorean theorem may be the best-known equation in mathematics. Its origins reach back to the beginnings of civilization, and today every student continues to study it. What most nonmathematicians don't understand or appreciate is why this simply stated theorem has fascinated countless generations. In this entertaining and informative book, a...
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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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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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Pre-K Shapes & Measurement Success (Sylvan Workbooks)
Written by Sylvan Learning
Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: January 18, 2011
Price: $12.99
Early experiences with shapes and measurement are essential for a solid start in acquiring math skills. Preschoolers who can recognize shapes and understand the concepts of size and measurement will be ready to advance to basic math and geometry skills. The activities in this workbook are designed to help your children...
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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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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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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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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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