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Math Puzzles for the Clever Mind
Math Puzzles for the Clever Mind
by Derrick Niederman
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Give your mind a mathematical workout. Test, prod, and stretch your wits to the outer limits. Even if youre extra clever, you might get stumped, but we guarantee you'll enjoy every minute of it! Sharpen your smarts on a combination of original puzzles... (read more)

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The Mathematics of Life
The Mathematics of Life
by Ian Stewart
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Biologists have long dismissed mathematics as being unable to meaningfully contribute to our understanding of living beings. Within the past ten years, however, mathematicians have proven that they hold the key to unlocking the mysteries of our world... (read more)

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The Cartoon Introduction to Statistics
The Cartoon Introduction to Statistics
by Grady Klein
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The Cartoon Introduction to Statistics is the most imaginative and accessible introductory statistics course youll ever take. Employing an irresistible cast of dragon-riding Vikings, lizard-throwing giants, and feuding aliens, the renowned illustrator... (read more)

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Visions of Infinity: The Great Mathematical Problems
Visions of Infinity: The Great Mathematical Problems
by Ian Stewart
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It is one of the wonders of mathematics that, for every problem mathematicians solve, another awaits to perplex and galvanize them. Some of these problems are new, while others have puzzled and bewitched thinkers across the ages. Such challenges offer a... (read more)

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The Best Writing on Mathematics (Best Writing on Mathematics)
The Best Writing on Mathematics (Best Writing on Mathematics)
by Mircea Pitici
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This annual anthology brings together the year's finest mathematics writing from around the world. Featuring promising new voices alongside some of the foremost names in the field, The Best Writing on Mathematics 2012 makes available to a wide audience... (read more)

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A First Course in Functional Analysis (Dover Books on Mathematics)
A First Course in Functional Analysis (Dover Books on Mathematics)
by Martin Davis
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This introduction to functional analysis is based on the lecture notes of Martin Davis, a distinguished professor of mathematics. The treatment demonstrates the essential unity of mathematics without assuming more background than can be expected of... (read more)

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Professor Stewart's Cabinet of Mathematical Curiosities
Professor Stewart's Cabinet of Mathematical Curiosities
by Ian Stewart
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Knowing that the most exciting math is not taught in school, Professor Ian Stewart has spent years filling his cabinet with intriguing mathematical games, puzzles, stories, and factoids intended for the adventurous mind. This book reveals the most... (read more)

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Exploring Data in Engineering, the Sciences, and Medicine
Exploring Data in Engineering, the Sciences, and Medicine
by Ronald Pearson
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The recent dramatic rise in the number of public datasets available free from the Internet, coupled with the evolution of the Open Source software movement, which makes powerful analysis packages like R freely available, have greatly increased both the... (read more)

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Geometry and Convexity: A Study in Mathematical Methods
Geometry and Convexity: A Study in Mathematical Methods
by Paul J Kelly
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Convex body theory offers important applications in probability and statistics, combinatorial mathematics, and optimization theory.  This easy-to-read treatment employs simple notation and clear, complete proofs. From motivation to definition, it... (read more)

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Unbounded Linear Operators: Theory and Applications
Unbounded Linear Operators: Theory and Applications
by Seymour Goldberg
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This volume presents a systematic treatment of the theory of unbounded linear operators in normed linear spaces with applications to differential equations. Largely self-contained, it is suitable for advanced undergraduates and graduate students, and it... (read more)

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Love and Math: The Heart of Hidden Reality
Love and Math: The Heart of Hidden Reality
by Edward Frenkel
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A New York Times Science Bestseller What if you had to take an art class in which you were only taught how to paint a fence? What if you were never shown the paintings of van Gogh and Picasso, werent even told they existed? Alas, this is how math is... (read more)

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Schaum's Outline of Mathematics for Liberal Arts Majors (Schaum's Outlines)
Schaum's Outline of Mathematics for Liberal Arts Majors (Schaum's Outlines)
by Christopher Thomas
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Schaum's has Satisfied Students for 50 Years. Now Schaum's Biggest Sellers are in New Editions! For half a century, more than 40 million students have trusted Schaum's to help them study faster, learn better, and get top grades. Now Schaum's celebrates... (read more)

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Coincidences, Chaos, and All That Math Jazz: Making Light of Weighty Ideas
Coincidences, Chaos, and All That Math Jazz: Making Light of Weighty Ideas
by Edward B. Burger and Michael Starbird
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A book for the eternally curious, Coincidences fuses a professor’s understanding of the hidden mathematical skeleton of the universe with the sensibility of a stand-up comedian, making life’s big questions accessible and compelling. Each chapter... (read more)

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Math Word Problems for Dummies (For Dummies)
Math Word Problems for Dummies (For Dummies)
by Mary Jane Sterling
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Covers percentages, probability, proportions, and more Get a grip on all types of word problems by applying them to real life Are you mystified by math word problems? This easy-to-understand guide shows you how to conquer these tricky questions with a... (read more)

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Optics in the Age of Euler: Conceptions of the Nature of Light, 1700-1795
Optics in the Age of Euler: Conceptions of the Nature of Light, 1700-1795
by Casper Hakfoort
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This book studies the eighteenth-century origins and early phase of a fundamental debate in optics: whether light is a particle or wave. Specifically, it is the first in-depth study of the contents and reception of Leonhard Euler's wave theory of light... (read more)

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The Grapes of Math: How Life Reflects Numbers and Numbers Reflect Life
The Grapes of Math: How Life Reflects Numbers and Numbers Reflect Life
by Alex Bellos
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From the bestselling author of Here's Looking at Euclid, a dazzling new book that turns even the most complex math into a brilliantly entertaining narrative. From triangles, rotations and power laws, to cones, curves and the dreaded calculus, Alex takes... (read more)

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Singular Integral Equations: Boundary Problems of Function Theory and Their Application to Mathematical Physics
Singular Integral Equations: Boundary Problems of Function Theory and Their Application to Mathematical Physics
by N I Muskhelishvili
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Singular integral equations play important roles in physics and theoretical mechanics, particularly in the areas of elasticity, aerodynamics, and unsteady aerofoil theory. They are highly effective in solving boundary problems occurring in the theory of... (read more)

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Finite Markov Processes and Their Applications
Finite Markov Processes and Their Applications
by Marius Iosifescu
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A self-contained treatment of finite Markov chains and processes, this text covers both theory and applications. Author Marius Iosifescu, vice president of the Romanian Academy and director of its Center for Mathematical Statistics, begins with a review... (read more)

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Mathematical Modeling: Case Studies from Industry
Mathematical Modeling: Case Studies from Industry
by Ellis Cumberbatch
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Presents thirteen different case studies, ranging from cooking of cereal to the analysis of epidemic waves in animal populations.... (read more)

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Real-Variable Methods in Harmonic Analysis (Dover Books on Mathematics)
Real-Variable Methods in Harmonic Analysis (Dover Books on Mathematics)
by Alberto Torchinsky
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"A very good choice." — MathSciNet, American Mathematical Society An exploration of the unity of several areas in harmonic analysis, this self-contained text emphasizes real-variable methods. Appropriate for advanced undergraduate and... (read more)

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