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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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How Mathematics Happened
How Mathematics Happened
Written by Peter S. Rudman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591024774
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How Mathematics Happened
The First 50,000 Years
Written by Peter S. Rudman


Format: Hardcover, 291 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2006
Price: $26.99

In this fascinating discussion of ancient mathematics, author Peter Rudman does not just chronicle the archeological record of what mathematics was done; he digs deeper into the more important question of why it was done in a particular way. Why did the Egyptians use a bizarre method of expressing fractions? Why... 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 >
Matter and Motion
Matter and Motion
Written by James Clerk Maxwell, Edited by Joseph Larmor
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781573929899
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Matter and Motion

Written by James Clerk Maxwell
Edited by Joseph Larmor


Format: Trade Paperback, 185 pages
On Sale: December 1, 2002
Price: $18.99

This primer on physics, written in 1877 by the most eminent physicist of the 19th century, is intended as a brief introduction to Newtonian mechanics for students and educated lay readers. Though by modern standards this small work covers no new ground, it attests to the logical rigor and powers of... 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 >
Numerology for Baby Names
Numerology for Baby Names
Written by Phyllis Vega
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780440613909
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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: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: August 10, 1998
Price: $19.00

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 Math Explorer
The Math Explorer
Written by Jefferson Hane Weaver
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781591021377
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The Math Explorer
A Journey Through the Beauty of Mathematics
Written by Jefferson Hane Weaver


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: September 1, 2003
Price: $21.99

This stress-free layperson's introduction to the intriguing world of numbers is designed to acquaint the general reader with the elegance and wonder of mathematics. Unlike the typical boot-camp experience of a high school or college calculus course, Jefferson Hane Weaver's approach is more like a relaxing and educational walking tour. Along... Read more >
The Elements of Natural Philosophy
The Elements of Natural Philosophy
Written by Baron William Thomson Kelvin and Peter Guthrie Tait
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781573929844
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The Elements of Natural Philosophy

Written by Baron William Thomson Kelvin and Peter Guthrie Tait


Format: Trade Paperback, 295 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2002
Price: $18.99

One of the most celebrated scientists of the 19th century, William Thomson, Lord Kelvin, was said to have more letters after his name than any man in the British Empire. His prodigious accomplishments included both theoretical insights and significant inventions. Among his contributions to theory were advances in hydrodynamics, an innovative... Read more >
Third Grade Geometry Success (Sylvan Workbooks)
Third Grade Geometry Success (Sylvan Workbooks)
Written by Sylvan Learning
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307479280
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Third Grade Geometry Success (Sylvan Workbooks)

Written by Sylvan Learning


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

Success in math includes mastery of geometry skills and requires children to make connections between the real world and geometry concepts in order to solve problems. Successful problem solvers will be ready for the challenges of mathematics as they advance to more complex topics. The activities in this workbook are designed... Read more >
First Grade Reading & Math Workout

(Available December 23, 2014)
First Grade Reading & Math Workout
Written by Sylvan Learning
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781101881880
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First Grade Reading & Math Workout

Written by Sylvan Learning


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: December 23, 2014
Price: $15.99

2 BOOKS IN 1—based on Sylvan's proven techniques for success!

A solid foundation in basic math and reading skills is essential for first-grade success. The teacher-reviewed, curriculum-based activities and exercises in this workbook will help children catch up, keep up, and develop a love of learning—and best of all, they'll have lots... Read more >
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