The Fractalist
Memoir of a Scientific Maverick
Written by Benoit Mandelbrot
Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $18.95
A fascinating memoir from the man who revitalized visual geometry, and whose ideas about fractals have changed how we look at both the natural world and the financial world.
Benoit Mandelbrot, the creator of fractal geometry, has significantly improved our understanding of, among other things, financial variability and erratic physical phenomena. In...
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The Golden Ratio
The Story of PHI, the World's Most Astonishing Number
Written by Mario Livio
Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: November 12, 2008
Price: $13.99
Throughout history, thinkers from mathematicians to theologians have pondered the mysterious relationship between numbers and the nature of reality. In this fascinating book, Mario Livio tells the tale of a number at the heart of that mystery:
phi, or 1.6180339887...This curious mathematical relationship, widely known as "The Golden Ratio," was discovered...
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The Secrets of Triangles
A Mathematical Journey
Written by Alfred S. Posamentier and Ingmar Lehmann
Format: Hardcover, 387 pages
On Sale: August 24, 2012
Price: $26.00
Everyone knows what a triangle is, yet very few people appreciate that the common three-sided figure holds many intriguing "secrets." For example, if a circle is inscribed in any random triangle and then three lines are drawn from the three points of tangency to the opposite vertices of the triangle, these...
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Kindergarten Basic Math Success (Sylvan Workbooks)
Written by Sylvan Learning
Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: January 19, 2010
Price: $12.99
A solid foundation of basic math skills is essential for early success in math. Children who can connect their understanding of math to the world around them, and build confidence through practice, will be ready for the challenges of mathematics as they advance to more complex topics. The activities in this...
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Third Grade Math Games & Puzzles (Sylvan Workbooks)
Written by Sylvan Learning
Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: April 27, 2010
Price: $12.99
Success in math requires children to make connections between the real world and math 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 games and puzzles in this workbook are designed to help children enjoy...
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First Grade Page Per Day: Math Skills
Written by Sylvan Learning
Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: May 8, 2012
Price: $6.99
Learn the Basics with Just One Page of Activities Each Day!
Sylvan Learning's
First Grade Page Per Day: Math Skills uses engaging games and activities to help children become familiar with real-world math concepts, including:
· Numbers & Operations to 20
· Adding Sums & Subtracting Differences
· Place Values & Number Sense
· Geometry & Shapes
· Telling Time
· Counting Money
Students improve their...
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The Glorious Golden Ratio
Written by Alfred S. Posamentier and Ingmar Lehmann
Format: Hardcover, 363 pages
On Sale: November 15, 2011
Price: $27.00
What exactly is the Golden Ratio? How was it discovered? Where is it found? These questions and more are thoroughly explained in this engaging tour of one of mathematics' most interesting phenomena. The authors trace the appearance of the Golden Ratio throughout history, demonstrate a variety of ingenious techniques used to...
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eBook.