What the Numbers Say
A Field Guide to Mastering Our Numerical World
Written by Derrick Niederman and David Boyum
Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: June 8, 2004
Price: $19.00
Our society is churning out more numbers than ever before, whether in the form of spreadsheets, brokerage statements, survey results, or just the numbers on the sports pages. Unfortunately, people’s ability to understand and analyze numbers isn’t keeping pace with today’s whizzing data streams. And the benefits of living in the...
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Math and the Mona Lisa
The Art and Science of Leonardo da Vinci
Written by Bulent Atalay
Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: September 20, 2011
Price: $12.99
Leonardo da Vinci was one of history's true geniuses, equally brilliant as an artist, scientist, and mathematician. Readers of
The Da Vinci Code were given a glimpse of the mysterious connections between math, science, and Leonardo's art.
Math and the Mona Lisa picks up where
The Da Vinci Code left off...
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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...
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Meta Math!
The Quest for Omega
Written by Gregory Chaitin
Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: November 14, 2006
Price: $15.95
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...
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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...
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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...
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How to Solve the Da Vinci Code
Written by Richard Elwes
Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $12.95
Can you outrun a bullet? How do you build an electronic brain? Could you slow down time? How do you unleash chaos? From Plato’s classification of regular polyhedra to making a million on the stock market,
How to Solve the Da Vinci Code gives you everything you need to understand how...
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