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...
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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...
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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
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...
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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...
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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...
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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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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...
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Also available as an
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