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Magnificent Mistakes in Mathematics
Magnificent Mistakes in Mathematics
Written by Alfred S. Posamentier and Ingmar Lehmann
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616147471
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Magnificent Mistakes in Mathematics

Written by Alfred S. Posamentier and Ingmar Lehmann


Format: Hardcover, 300 pages
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $24.00

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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Kindergarten Math Games & Puzzles (Sylvan Workbooks)
Kindergarten Math Games & Puzzles (Sylvan Workbooks)
Written by Sylvan Learning
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375430336
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Kindergarten Math Games & Puzzles (Sylvan Workbooks)

Written by Sylvan Learning


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: April 27, 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 will be ready for the challenges of mathematics as they advance to more complex topics. The games and puzzles in this workbook are designed... Read more >
Kindergarten Numbers & Counting (Sylvan Workbooks)
Kindergarten Numbers & Counting (Sylvan Workbooks)
Written by Sylvan Learning
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307479549
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Kindergarten Numbers & Counting (Sylvan Workbooks)

Written by Sylvan Learning


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2012
Price: $12.99

Master numbers and counting with fun activities based on Sylvan's proven techniques for success!

A strong foundation in numbers and counting is essential for early success in math. The activities in this workbook are designed to familiarize your child with counting, number patterns, and fundamental math concepts like "more" and "less." This... Read more >
First Grade Fun with Numbers (Sylvan Fun on the Run Series)
First Grade Fun with Numbers (Sylvan Fun on the Run Series)
Written by Sylvan Learning
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307479488
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First Grade Fun with Numbers (Sylvan Fun on the Run Series)

Written by Sylvan Learning


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $3.99

Have fun building math skills with Sylvan's proven techniques for success!

First Grade Fun with Numbers helps children improve their math skills through engaging games and activities. Students can learn and practice basic math skills while they:

·  Decode clues to put numbers into a crossword puzzle
·  Navigate a maze by skip-counting numbers to follow... Read more >
Math in Minutes
200 Key Concepts Explained In An Instant
Written by Paul Glendinning


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $12.95

Paul Glendinning is Professor of Applied Mathematics at the University of Manchester. He was founding Head of School for Mathematics at the combined University of Manchester and has published over fifty academic articles and an undergraduate textbook on chaos theory.
 
Both simple and accessible, Math in Minutes is a visually... Read more >
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The Fractalist
The Fractalist
Written by Benoit Mandelbrot
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307378606
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The Fractalist
Memoir of a Scientific Maverick
Written by Benoit Mandelbrot


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2012
Price: $11.99

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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Fifth Grade Geometry Success (Sylvan Workbooks)
Fifth Grade Geometry Success (Sylvan Workbooks)
Written by Sylvan Learning
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307479303
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Fifth 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 >
The Pythagorean Theorem
The Pythagorean Theorem
Written by Alfred S. Posamentier, Afterword by Herbert A. Hauptman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616141813
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The Pythagorean Theorem
The Story of Its Power and Beauty
Written by Alfred S. Posamentier
Afterword by Herbert A. Hauptman


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: June 22, 2010
Price: $27.00

The Pythagorean theorem may be the best-known equation in mathematics. Its origins reach back to the beginnings of civilization, and today every student continues to study it. What most nonmathematicians don't understand or appreciate is why this simply stated theorem has fascinated countless generations. In this entertaining and informative book, a... Read more >
Beyond Numeracy
Beyond Numeracy
Written by John Allen Paulos
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679738077
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Beyond Numeracy

Written by John Allen Paulos


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: April 7, 1992
Price: $16.95

From the author of the national bestseller Innumeracy, a delightful exploration and explanation of mathematical concepts from algebra to zero in easily accessible alphabetical entries. "Paulos . . . does for mathematics what The Joy of Sex did for the boudoir. . . ."--Washington Post Book World. First time in paperback... Read more >
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The Fabulous Fibonacci Numbers
The Fabulous Fibonacci Numbers
Written by Alfred S. Posamentier and Ingmar Lehmann
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591024750
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The Fabulous Fibonacci Numbers

Written by Alfred S. Posamentier and Ingmar Lehmann


Format: Hardcover, 364 pages
On Sale: May 30, 2007
Price: $28.99

The most ubiquitous, and perhaps the most intriguing, number pattern in mathematics is the Fibonacci sequence. In this simple pattern beginning with two ones, each succeeding number is the sum of the two numbers immediately preceding it (1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, ad infinitum). Far from being just... Read more >
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