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Piece = Part = Portion
Piece = Part = Portion
Written by Scott Gifford, Photographed by Shmuel Thaler
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781582461021
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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... Read more >
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The Joy of Pi
The Joy of Pi
Written by David Blatner, Read by Oliver Wyman, Hank Jacobs and Laura Dean
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780739301715
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The Joy of Pi

Written by David Blatner
Read by Oliver Wyman, Hank Jacobs and Laura Dean


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
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... Read more >
Proving Darwin
Proving Darwin
Written by Gregory Chaitin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307907462
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Proving Darwin
Making Biology Mathematical
Written by Gregory Chaitin


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: May 8, 2012
Price: $11.99

Groundbreaking mathematician Gregory Chaitin gives us the first book to posit that we can prove how Darwin’s theory of evolution works on a mathematical level.
 
For years it has been received wisdom among most scientists that, just as Darwin claimed, all of the Earth’s life-forms evolved by blind chance. But does Darwin’s...

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The Value of Science
The Value of Science
Written by Henri Poincare
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307824066
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The Value of Science
Essential Writings of Henri Poincare
Written by Henri Poincare


Format: eBook, 608 pages
On Sale: September 12, 2012
Price: $14.99

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 >
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Beyond Numeracy
Beyond Numeracy
Written by John Allen Paulos
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ISBN: 9780307833334
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Beyond Numeracy

Written by John Allen Paulos


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: May 29, 2013
Price: $15.99

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... Read more >
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Stalking the Riemann Hypothesis
Stalking the Riemann Hypothesis
Written by Dan Rockmore
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375727726
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Stalking the Riemann Hypothesis
The Quest to Find the Hidden Law of Prime Numbers
Written by Dan Rockmore


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: May 9, 2006
Price: $16.00

For 150 years the Riemann hypothesis has been the holy grail of mathematics. Now, at a moment when mathematicians are finally moving in on a proof, Dartmouth professor Dan Rockmore tells the riveting history of the hunt for a solution.In 1859 German professor Bernhard Riemann postulated a law capable of describing... Read more >
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Magnificent Mistakes in Mathematics

Written by Alfred S. Posamentier and Ingmar Lehmann


Format: eBook0
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $12.99

Two veteran math educators demonstrate how some "magnificent mistakes" had profound consequences for our understanding of mathematics' key concepts.

In the nineteenth century, English mathematician William Shanks spent fifteen years calculating the value of pi, setting a record for the number of decimal places. Later, his calculation was reproduced using large... Read more >
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The Magic Numbers of Dr. Matrix
The Magic Numbers of Dr. Matrix
Written by Martin Gardner
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780879752828
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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."... Read more >
Zero Is The Leaves On The Tree
Zero Is The Leaves On The Tree
Written by Betsy Franco, Illustrated by Shino Arihara
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781582462493
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Zero Is The Leaves On The Tree

Written by Betsy Franco
Illustrated by Shino Arihara


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: September 8, 2009
Price: $15.99

It's easy to count three of something-- just add them up. But how do you count zero, a number that is best defined by what it's not?

Can you see it?
Can you hear it?
Can you feel it?

This important math concept is beautifully explored in a way that will inspire children to find... Read more >
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Poetry of the Universe
Poetry of the Universe
Written by Robert Osserman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385474290
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Poetry of the Universe

Written by Robert Osserman


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

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