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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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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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Stalking the Riemann Hypothesis
Stalking the Riemann Hypothesis
Written by Dan Rockmore
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ISBN: 9780307427946
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Stalking the Riemann Hypothesis
The Quest to Find the Hidden Law of Prime Numbers
Written by Dan Rockmore


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

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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Simon
Simon
Written by Alexander Masters
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ISBN: 9780345532213
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Simon
The Genius in My Basement
Written by Alexander Masters


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: February 28, 2012
Price: $14.99

Alexander Masters tripped over his first book subject on a Cambridge sidewalk, and the result was the multi-award-winning bestseller Stuart: A Life Backwards. His second, he’s found under his floorboards.
 
One of the greatest mathematical prodigies of the twentieth century, Simon Norton stomps around Alexander’s basement in semidarkness, dodging between...

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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 >
THE PHYSICISTS
THE PHYSICISTS
Written by Daniel J. Kevles
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ISBN: 9780307831484
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THE PHYSICISTS

Written by Daniel J. Kevles


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: June 5, 2013
Price: $15.99

This magnificent account of the coming of age of physics in America has been heralded as the best introduction to the history of science in the United States. Unsurpassed in its breadth and literary style, Kevles's account portrays the brilliant scientists who became a powerful force in bringing the world into... Read more >
Meta Math!
Meta Math!
Written by Gregory Chaitin
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ISBN: 9780307488176
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Meta Math!
The Quest for Omega
Written by Gregory Chaitin


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: November 26, 2008
Price: $13.99

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... Read more >
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Jinn from Hyperspace
Jinn from Hyperspace
Written by Martin Gardner
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591025658
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Jinn from Hyperspace
And Other Scribblings--Both Serious and Whimsical
Written by Martin Gardner


Format: Hardcover, 307 pages
On Sale: November 30, 2007
Price: $25.99

For over fifty years Martin Gardner has been delighting readers with elegant, witty, and highly intelligent writing on an amazing array of topics. Best known for his works on popular science and mathematics, and as an incisive skeptical commentator on the paranormal, Gardner is also an accomplished writer of children's literature... Read more >
Numerology for Baby Names
Numerology for Baby Names
Written by Phyllis Vega
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ISBN: 9780307569875
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Numerology for Baby Names
Use the Ancient Art of Numerology to Give Your Baby a Head Start in Life
Written by Phyllis Vega


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2009
Price: $13.99

What's in a name? In the fascinating terms of numerology--everything! Parents can now add a touch of magic to their search for the perfect, most meaningful name with this unique guide. Numerology asserts that all words, including our own names, have numeric equivalents which reveal fascinating information about who we are--and... Read more >
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The Laws of Thought
The Laws of Thought
Written by George Boole
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781591020899
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The Laws of Thought

Written by George Boole


Format: Trade Paperback, 472 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2003
Price: $16.99

This groundbreaking work on logic by the brilliant 19th-century English mathematician George Boole remains influential to this day. Boole's major contribution was to demonstrate conclusively that the symbolic expressions of algebra could be adapted to convey the fundamental principles and operations of logic, which hitherto had been expressed only in words... Read more >
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