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Zero Is The Leaves On The Tree
Zero Is The Leaves On The Tree
Written by Betsy Franco, Illustrated by Shino Arihara
Format: eBook
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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Poetry of the Universe
Poetry of the Universe
Written by Robert Osserman
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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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Proving Darwin
Proving Darwin
Written by Gregory Chaitin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307907462
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Proving Darwin
Making Biology Mathematical
Written by Gregory Chaitin


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: May 8, 2012
Price: $11.99

Groundbreaking mathematician Gregory Chaitin gives us the first book to posit that we can prove how Darwin’s theory of evolution works on a mathematical level.
 
For years it has been received wisdom among most scientists that, just as Darwin claimed, all of the Earth’s life-forms evolved by blind chance. But does Darwin’s...

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The Value of Science
The Value of Science
Written by Henri Poincare
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375758485
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The Value of Science
Essential Writings of Henri Poincare
Written by Henri Poincare


Format: Trade Paperback, 608 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2001
Price: $27.00

More than any other writer of the twentieth century, Henri Poincaré brought the elegant, but often complicated, ideas about science and mathematics to the general reader. A genius who throughout his life solved complex mathematical calculations in his head, and a writer gifted with an inimitable style, Poincaré rose to the... Read more >
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Math Charmers
Math Charmers
Written by Alfred S. Posamentier
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781591020677
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Math Charmers
Tantalizing Tidbits for the Mind
Written by Alfred S. Posamentier


Format: Trade Paperback, 301 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2003
Price: $21.99

Professional mathematicians often speak of the beauty of mathematics and the elegance of its solutions. Yet the esthetic appeal of math is rarely conveyed to students at the elementary, secondary, or even college level. Instead, most of us develop phobias in school about math's elusive logic and then pass these negative... Read more >
Infinite Ascent
Infinite Ascent
Written by David Berlinski
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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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Poetry of the Universe
Poetry of the Universe
Written by Robert Osserman
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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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Meta Math!
Meta Math!
Written by Gregory Chaitin
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ISBN: 9780307488176
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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... 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 >
Cracking the AP Calculus AB Exam, 2015 Edition

(Available August 5, 2014)
Cracking the AP Calculus AB Exam, 2015 Edition
Written by Princeton Review
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804124805
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Cracking the AP Calculus AB Exam, 2015 Edition

Written by Princeton Review


Format: Trade Paperback, 688 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $19.99

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO SCORE A PERFECT 5. Equip yourself to ace the AP Calculus AB Exam with The Princeton Review's comprehensive study guideincluding thorough content reviews, targeted strategies for every question type, and 3 full-length practice tests with complete answer explanations.

We don't have to tell you how tough AP... Read more >
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