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Poetry of the Universe
Poetry of the Universe
Written by Robert Osserman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307790583
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Poetry of the Universe

Written by Robert Osserman


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: April 27, 2011
Price: $11.99

In the bestselling literary tradition of Lewis Thomas's Lives of a Cell and James Watson's The Double Helix, Poetry of the Universe is a delightful and compelling narrative charting the evolution of mathematical ideas that have helped to illuminate the nature of the observable universe. In a richly anecdotal fashion, the... 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 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... Read more >
The Babylonian Theorem
The Babylonian Theorem
Written by Peter S. Rudman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591027737
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The Babylonian Theorem
The Mathematical Journey to Pythagoras and Euclid
Written by Peter S. Rudman


Format: Hardcover, 248 pages
On Sale: January 26, 2010
Price: $26.00

In this sequel to his award-winning How Mathematics Happened, physicist Peter S. Rudman explores the history of mathematics among the Babylonians and Egyptians, showing how their scribes in the era from 2000 to 1600 BCE used visualizations of how plane geometric figures could be partitioned into squares, rectangles, and right triangles... Read more >
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 >
Magnificent Mistakes in Mathematics
Magnificent Mistakes in Mathematics
Written by Alfred S. Posamentier and Ingmar Lehmann
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616147471
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Magnificent Mistakes in Mathematics

Written by Alfred S. Posamentier and Ingmar Lehmann


Format: Hardcover, 296 pages
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $24.00

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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Mathematics in 10 Lessons
Mathematics in 10 Lessons
Written by Jerry P. King
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781591026860
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Mathematics in 10 Lessons
The Grand Tour
Written by Jerry P. King


Format: Trade Paperback, 394 pages
On Sale: February 24, 2009
Price: $18.95

Many of us trained mainly in the humanities and liberal arts may respect mathematics as an essential scientific discipline, but have done very little mathematics and often feel intimidated by its rigors. If you’ve ever wondered what mathematicians mean by the aesthetic elegance of their subject, here is your chance to... Read more >
Infinite Ascent
Infinite Ascent
Written by David Berlinski
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307778178
Our Price: $2.99
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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 >
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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 >
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Pre-K Beginning Numbers (Sylvan Workbooks)
Pre-K Beginning Numbers (Sylvan Workbooks)
Written by Sylvan Learning
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307479532
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Pre-K Beginning Numbers (Sylvan Workbooks)

Written by Sylvan Learning


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

Learn all about the numbers 1 to 10 with Sylvan's proven techniques for success!

Learning the basics about numbers is a crucial part of the preparation for kindergarten and an important step on the way to math success. The activities in this workbook are designed to help your child get ahead and...

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First Grade Shapes & Geometry Success (Sylvan Workbooks)
First Grade Shapes & Geometry Success (Sylvan Workbooks)
Written by Sylvan Learning
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307479266
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First Grade Shapes & Geometry Success (Sylvan Workbooks)

Written by Sylvan Learning


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: January 18, 2011
Price: $12.99

A solid foundation of basic geometry skills is essential for early success in math. Children who have a solid understanding of two- and three-dimensional shapes, symmetry, patterns, and location concepts will be ready for the challenges of mathematics as they advance to more complex topics. The activities in this workbook are... Read more >
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