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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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Imagining Numbers: Particularly the Square Root of Minus Fifteen
Imagining Numbers: Particularly the Square Root of Minus Fifteen
by Barry Mazur
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Barry Mazur invites lovers of poetry to make a leap into mathematics. Through discussions of the role of the imagination and imagery in both poetry and mathematics, Mazur reviews the writings of the early mathematical explorers and reveals the early... (read more)

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Variational Analysis: Critical Extremals and Sturmian Extensions
Variational Analysis: Critical Extremals and Sturmian Extensions
by Marston Morse
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This text presents extended separation, comparison, and oscillation theorems that replace classical analysis of Legendre, Jacobi, and Hilbert. Its analysis of related quadratic functionals shows how critical extremals can substitute for minimizing... (read more)

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Mathematical Programming
Mathematical Programming
by Steven Vajda
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Written by a trailblazer in the field, this classic of mathematical programming and operational research first appeared nearly 50 years ago. It remains as relevant today as at the time of its initial publication, offering advanced undergraduates and... (read more)

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Probability Demystified 2/E (Demystified)
Probability Demystified 2/E (Demystified)
by Allan Bluman
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Stack the odds in your favor for mastering probability Don't leave your knowledge of probability to chance. Instead, turn to Probability Demystified, Second Edition, for learning fundamental concepts and theories step-by-step. This practical guide eases... (read more)

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The Man of Numbers: Fibonacci's Arithmetic Revolution
The Man of Numbers: Fibonacci's Arithmetic Revolution
by Keith Devlin
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Leonardo of Pisa-better known today as Fibonacci-was the first Westerner to recognize the power of the Hindu-Arabic number system (featuring the numerals 0 through 9), which offered a much simpler method of calculation than the finger reckoning and... (read more)

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The Universe in Zero Words: The Story of Mathematics as Told Through Equations
The Universe in Zero Words: The Story of Mathematics as Told Through Equations
by Dana Mackenzie
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"Demanding very little prior mathematical knowledge, this is one of the best popular histories of mathematics in recent years. Dana Mackenzie's prose is lively and easy to read, and his mix of historical background and personal biographies of the main... (read more)

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Stationary and Related Stochastic Processes: Sample Function Properties and Their Applications
Stationary and Related Stochastic Processes: Sample Function Properties and Their Applications
by Harald Cramer
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This graduate-level text offers a comprehensive account of the general theory of stationary processes, with special emphasis on the properties of sample functions. Assuming a familiarity with the basic features of modern probability theory, the text... (read more)

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Undiluted Hocus-Pocus: The Autobiography of Martin Gardner
Undiluted Hocus-Pocus: The Autobiography of Martin Gardner
by Martin Gardner
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"Informative, original, unexpected, and always charmingly written with his uniquely subtle sense of fun, this final autobiographical work of Martin Gardner, Undiluted Hocus-Pocus, sums up his own life and opinions, in the way that has become so familiar... (read more)

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Math on Trial: How Numbers Get Used and Abused in the Courtroom
Math on Trial: How Numbers Get Used and Abused in the Courtroom
by Leila Schneps
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In the wrong hands, math can be deadly. Even the simplest numbers can become powerful forces when manipulated by politicians or the media, but in the case of the law, your liberty—and your life—can depend on the right calculation. In Math on... (read more)

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Painless Algebra (Barron's Painless)
Painless Algebra (Barron's Painless)
by Lynette Long
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(back cover) Really. This won't hurt at all . . . The thought of having to learn algebra once turned brave students into cowards . . . but no more! THE PAIN VANISHES WHEN YOU TRANSFORM ALGEBRA PROBLEMS INTO FUN-- Learn how to solve fun number puzzles by... (read more)

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Out of the Labyrinth: Setting Mathematics Free
Out of the Labyrinth: Setting Mathematics Free
by Ellen Kaplan
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Who hasnt feared the math Minotaur in its labyrinth of abstractions? The subject can seem convoluted and forbidding. Yet to do mathematics is to wrestle with “accessible mysteries”—and Out of the Labyrinth shows how exhilarating the... (read more)

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Algebra Demystified (Demystified)
Algebra Demystified (Demystified)
by Rhonda Huettenmueller
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Your SOLUTION to mastering ALGEBRA Trying to tackle algebra but nothing's adding up? No problem Factor in Algebra Demystified, Second Edition and multiply your chances of learning this important branch of mathematics. Written in a step-by-step format... (read more)

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Statistics Demystified, 2nd Edition (Demystified)
Statistics Demystified, 2nd Edition (Demystified)
by Stan Gibilisco
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MULTIPLY your chances of learning STATISTICS Trying to understand statistics but feeling a bit uncertain? Here's your solution. Statistics Demystifed, Second Edition helps you master this fundamental topic with ease. Written in a step-by-step format... (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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Cosmic Numbers: The Numbers That Define Our Universe
Cosmic Numbers: The Numbers That Define Our Universe
by James D Stein
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In Cosmic Numbers, mathematics professor James Stein traces the discovery, evolution, and interrelationships of the great numbers that define our world. Some numbers, like the speed of light and absolute zero, are well known to the general public. Others,... (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 2013 makes available to a wide audience... (read more)

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The Great Equations: Breakthroughs in Science from Pythagoras to Heisenberg
The Great Equations: Breakthroughs in Science from Pythagoras to Heisenberg
by Robert P Crease
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Philosopher and science historian Robert P. Crease tells the stories behind ten of the greatest equations in human history. Was Nobel laureate Richard Feynman really joking when he called Maxwell's electromagnetic equations the most significant event of... (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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