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...
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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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Fourth Grade Math in Action (Sylvan Workbooks)
Written by Sylvan Learning
Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: May 18, 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 activities in this workbook are designed to help children see how math...
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Second 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!
Second 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:
· Navigate a maze by skip-counting numbers to follow the path
· Reach the bottom of the crisscrossing paths...
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One, Two, Three
Absolutely Elementary Mathematics
Written by David Berlinski
Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2012
Price: $15.00
The acclaimed author of A Tour of the Calculus and The Infinite Ascent offers an enlightening and enthralling tour of the basics of mathematics, and reveals a world of fascination in fundamental mathematical ideas.
One, Two, Three is David Berlinski’s captivating exploration of the foundation of mathematics, its fundamental ideas, and why they matter. By unraveling the...
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Second Grade 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...
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Second Grade Geometry Success (Sylvan Workbooks)
Written by Sylvan Learning
Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: January 18, 2011
Price: $12.99
A solid foundation of basic geometry skills is essential for early success in math. Children who have a solid understanding of two- and three-dimensional shapes, symmetry, patterns, and location concepts will be ready for the challenges of mathematics as they advance to more complex topics. The activities in this workbook are...
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Magnificent Mistakes in Mathematics
Written by Alfred S. Posamentier and Ingmar Lehmann
Format: Hardcover, 296 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...
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Zero Is The Leaves On The Tree
Written by Betsy Franco
Illustrated by Shino Arihara
Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: September 8, 2009
Price: $15.99
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...
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