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Pre-K Shapes & Measurement Success (Sylvan Workbooks)
Pre-K Shapes & Measurement Success (Sylvan Workbooks)
Written by Sylvan Learning
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307479365
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Pre-K Shapes & Measurement Success (Sylvan Workbooks)

Written by Sylvan Learning


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

Early experiences with shapes and measurement are essential for a solid start in acquiring math skills. Preschoolers who can recognize shapes and understand the concepts of size and measurement will be ready to advance to basic math and geometry skills. The activities in this workbook are designed to help your children... Read more >
Magnificent Mistakes in Mathematics

Written by Alfred S. Posamentier and Ingmar Lehmann


Format: eBook
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... Read more >
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Poetry of the Universe
Poetry of the Universe
Written by Robert Osserman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385474290
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Poetry of the Universe

Written by Robert Osserman


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: January 15, 1996
Price: $15.00

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Mathematical Amazements and Surprises
Mathematical Amazements and Surprises
Written by Alfred S. Posamentier and Ingmar Lehmann, Afterword by Herbert A. Hauptman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781591027232
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Mathematical Amazements and Surprises
Fascinating Figures and Noteworthy Numbers
Written by Alfred S. Posamentier and Ingmar Lehmann
Afterword by Herbert A. Hauptman


Format: Trade Paperback, 269 pages
On Sale: June 23, 2009
Price: $20.99

If you've been waiting for a book that will evoke the delight and intrigue that mathematics has to offer, this is the book for you.

What are the odds of finding two people who share the same birth date in a room of thirty-five? Most people would guess they're pretty... Read more >
Infinite Ascent
Infinite Ascent
Written by David Berlinski
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307778178
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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: $9.99

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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Simon
Simon
Written by Alexander Masters
Format: eBook
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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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 >
Zero Is The Leaves On The Tree
Zero Is The Leaves On The Tree
Written by Betsy Franco, Illustrated by Shino Arihara
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ISBN: 9780385374538
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Zero Is The Leaves On The Tree

Written by Betsy Franco
Illustrated by Shino Arihara


Format: eBook, 30 pages
On Sale: April 24, 2013
Price: $10.99

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... 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
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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