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How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking
How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking
by Jordan Ellenberg
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The Freakonomics of math—a math-world superstar unveils the hidden beauty and logic of the world and puts its power in our hands The math we learn in school can seem like a dull set of rules, laid down by the ancients and not to be questioned. In... (read more)

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Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions (Dover Thrift Editions)
Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions (Dover Thrift Editions)
by Edwin A Abbott
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This masterpiece of science (and mathematical) fiction is a delightfully unique and highly entertaining satire that has charmed readers for more than 100 years. The work of English clergyman, educator and Shakespearean scholar Edwin A. Abbott (1838-1926),... (read more)

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A Mind for Numbers: How to Excel at Math and Science (Even If You Flunked Algebra)
A Mind for Numbers: How to Excel at Math and Science (Even If You Flunked Algebra)
by Barbara Oakley
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Whether you are a student struggling to fulfill a math or science requirement, or you are embarking on a career change that requires a higher level of math competency, A Mind for Numbers offers the tools you need to get a better grasp of that... (read more)

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The Improbability Principle: Why Coincidences, Miracles, and Rare Events Happen Every Day
The Improbability Principle: Why Coincidences, Miracles, and Rare Events Happen Every Day
by David J Hand
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In The Improbability Principle, the renowned statistician David J. Hand argues that extraordinarily rare events are anything but. In fact, theyre commonplace. Not only that, we should all expect to experience a miracle roughly once every month.  ... (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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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 taught, and so for most of us it becomes... (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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"[A] first-rate survey of the world of mathematics by a British practitioner of the art....Great reading for the intellectually curious... (read more)

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Algebra II Workbook for Dummies (For Dummies)
Algebra II Workbook for Dummies (For Dummies)
by Mary Jane Sterling
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From radical problems to rational functions -- solve equations with ease Do you have a grasp of Algebra II terms and concepts, but can't seem to work your way through problems? No fear -- this hands-on guide focuses on helping you solve the many types of... (read more)

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Calculus: 1,001 Practice Problems for Dummies (+ Free Online Practice)
Calculus: 1,001 Practice Problems for Dummies (+ Free Online Practice)
by Consumer Dummies
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Practice makes perfect—and helps deepen your understanding of calculus 1001 Calculus Practice Problems For Dummies takes you beyond the instruction and guidance offered in Calculus For Dummies, giving you 1001 opportunities to practice solving... (read more)

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Calculus for Dummies (For Dummies)
Calculus for Dummies (For Dummies)
by Mark Ryan
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The mere thought of having to take a required calculus course is enough to make legions of students break out in a cold sweat. Others who have no intention of ever studying the subject have this notion that calculus is impossibly difficult unless you... (read more)

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Visual Thinking in Mathematics: An Epistemological Study
Visual Thinking in Mathematics: An Epistemological Study
by Marcus Giaquinto
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Visual thinking - visual imagination or perception of diagrams and symbol arrays, and mental operations on them - is omnipresent in mathematics. Is this visual thinking merely a psychological aid, facilitating grasp of what is gathered by other means? Or... (read more)

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Struck by Genius: How a Brain Injury Made Me a Mathematical Marvel
Struck by Genius: How a Brain Injury Made Me a Mathematical Marvel
by Jason Padgett and Maureen Ann Seaberg
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The remarkable story of an ordinary man who was transformed when a traumatic injury left him with an extraordinary gift No one sees the world as Jason Padgett does. Water pours from the faucet in crystalline patterns, numbers call to mind distinct... (read more)

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Sciencia: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Astronomy for All (Wooden Books)
Sciencia: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Astronomy for All (Wooden Books)
by Burkard Polster
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From basic mathematical and physical formulas that govern much of our world to the components of matter; from the structure of the cosmos to that of the human body-the discoveries of scientists over the last millennium have been remarkable. Sciencia... (read more)

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Algebra II for Dummies (For Dummies)
Algebra II for Dummies (For Dummies)
by Mary Jane Sterling
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Besides being an important area of math for everyday use, algebra is a passport to studying subjects like calculus, trigonometry, number theory, and geometry, just to name a few. To understand algebra is to possess the power to grow your skills and... (read more)

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Quantile Regression: Theory and Applications (Wiley Series in Probability and Statistics)
Quantile Regression: Theory and Applications (Wiley Series in Probability and Statistics)
by Cristina Davino
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A guide to the implementation and interpretation of Quantile Regression models This book explores the theory and numerous applications of quantile regression, offering empirical data analysis as well as the software tools to implement the methods. The... (read more)

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Naked Statistics: Stripping the Dread from the Data
Naked Statistics: Stripping the Dread from the Data
by Charles Wheelan
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Once considered tedious, the field of statistics is rapidly evolving into a discipline Hal Varian, chief economist at Google, has actually called "sexy." From batting averages and political polls to game shows and medical research, the real-world... (read more)

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The Number Devil: A Mathematical Adventure
The Number Devil: A Mathematical Adventure
by Hans M Enzensberger
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The international best-seller that makes mathematics a thrilling exploration. In twelve dreams, Robert, a boy who hates math, meets a Number Devil, who leads him to discover the amazing world of numbers: infinite numbers, prime numbers, Fibonacci numbers,... (read more)

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Q.E.D.: Beauty in Mathematical Proof
Q.E.D.: Beauty in Mathematical Proof
by Burkard Polster
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Q.E.D. presents some of the most famous mathematical proofs in a charming book that will appeal to nonmathematicians and math experts alike. Grasp in an instant why Pythagorass theorem must be correct. Follow the ancient Chinese proof of the volume... (read more)

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Math Doesn't Suck: How to Survive Middle School Math Without Losing Your Mind or Breaking a Nail
Math Doesn't Suck: How to Survive Middle School Math Without Losing Your Mind or Breaking a Nail
by Danica McKellar
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The runaway national bestseller, now in... (read more)

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The Oxford Handbook of the History of Mathematics
The Oxford Handbook of the History of Mathematics
by Oxford
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This Handbook explores the history of mathematics under a series of themes which raise new questions about what mathematics has been and what it has meant to practice it. It addresses questions of who creates mathematics, who uses it, and how. A broader... (read more)

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Calculus Diaries (10 Edition)
Calculus Diaries (10 Edition)
by Jennifer Ouellette
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Kiss My Math meets A Tour of the Calculus Jennifer Ouellette never took math in college, mostly because she-like most people-assumed that she wouldn't need it in real life. But then the English-major-turned-award-winning-science-writer had a change of... (read more)

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