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Mathematics and Humor : a Study of the Logic of Humor (90 Edition)
Mathematics and Humor : a Study of the Logic of Humor (90 Edition)
by John Allen Paulos
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John Allen Paulos cleverly scrutinizes the mathematical structures of jokes, puns, paradoxes, spoonerisms, riddles, and other forms of humor, drawing examples from such sources as Rabelais, Shakespeare, James Beattie, René Thom, Lewis Carroll,... (read more)

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Exact Sciences in Antiquity 2ND Edition
Exact Sciences in Antiquity 2ND Edition
by Otto Neugebauer
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Based on a series of lectures delivered at Cornell University in the fall of 1949, and since revised, this is the standard non-technical coverage of Egyptian and Babylonian mathematics and astronomy, and their transmission to the Hellenistic world... (read more)

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Mythematics: Solving the Twelve Labors of Hercules
Mythematics: Solving the Twelve Labors of Hercules
by Michael R. Huber
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"In this one-of-a-kind book, Michael Huber converts the Twelve Labors of Hercules into a series of math problems, thereby demonstrating the chops of an applied mathematician and the sensibility of a classicist. We can only hope that, for a sequel, Huber... (read more)

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Divine Proportion
Divine Proportion
by H E Huntley
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Engaging introduction to that curious feature of mathematics which provides framework for so many structures in biology, chemistry, and the arts. Discussion ranges from theories of biological growth to intervals and tones in music, Pythagorean numerology,... (read more)

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All the Mathematics You Missed: But Need to Know for Graduate School
All the Mathematics You Missed: But Need to Know for Graduate School
by Thomas A Garrity
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Few beginning graduate students in mathematics and other quantitative subjects possess the daunting breadth of mathematical knowledge expected of them when they begin their studies. This book will offer students a broad outline of essential mathematics... (read more)

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Applied Regression Analysis and Other Multivariable Methods (5TH 14 Edition)
Applied Regression Analysis and Other Multivariable Methods (5TH 14 Edition)
by David G. Kleinbaum
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This bestseller will help you learn regression-analysis methods that you can apply to real-life problems. It highlights the role of the computer in contemporary statistics with numerous printouts and exercises that you can solve using the computer. The... (read more)

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Quantitative Finance: An Object-Oriented Approach in C++ (Chapman & Hall/CRC Financial Mathematics)
Quantitative Finance: An Object-Oriented Approach in C++ (Chapman & Hall/CRC Financial Mathematics)
by Erik Schlogl
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Both a textbook for students as well as a reference guide for professionals, Quantitative Finance: An Object-Oriented Approach in C++ builds a foundation in the key methods and models of quantitative finance from the perspective of their implementation... (read more)

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Chaos: Making a New Science
Chaos: Making a New Science
by James Gleick
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Chaos records the birth of a new science. This new science offers a way of seeing order and pattern where formerly only the random, the erratic, the unpredictable – in short, the chaotic – had been observed. Chaos is a history of discovery... (read more)

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Wittgenstein's Lectures on the Foundations of Mathematics, Cambridge, 1939
Wittgenstein's Lectures on the Foundations of Mathematics, Cambridge, 1939
by Cora Diamond
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For several terms at Cambridge in 1939, Ludwig Wittgenstein lectured on the philosophical foundations of mathematics. A lecture class taught by Wittgenstein, however, hardly resembled a lecture. He sat on a chair in the middle of the room, with some of... (read more)

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Using the Iphone (Covers 3g, 3gs and 4 Running Ios4) (Using)
Using the Iphone (Covers 3g, 3gs and 4 Running Ios4) (Using)
by Paul Mcfedries
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Get comfortable with iPhone 4, the latest version of the iPhone. Don’t just read about it: see it, hear it, with step-by-step video tutorials and valuable audio sidebars delivered through the Free Web Edition that comes with every USING book. For... (read more)

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Journey Through Genius : the Great Theorems of Mathematics (90 Edition)
Journey Through Genius : the Great Theorems of Mathematics (90 Edition)
by William Dunham
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Like masterpieces of art, music, and literature, great mathematical theorems are creative milestones, works of genius destined to last forever. Now William Dunham gives them the attention they deserve. Dunham places each theorem within its historical... (read more)

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The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets
The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets
by Simon Singh
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Simon Singh, author of the bestsellers Fermat's Enigma, The Code Book, and The Big Bang, offers fascinating new insights into the celebrated television series The Simpsons: That the show drip-feeds morsels of number theory into the minds of its viewers... (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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Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and Its Consequences
Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and Its Consequences
by John Allen Paulos
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Why do even well-educated people understand so little about mathematics? And what are the costs of our innumeracy? John Allen Paulos, in his celebrated bestseller first published in 1988, argues that our inability to deal rationally with very large... (read more)

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For All Practical Purposes (Cloth): Mathematical Literacy in Today's World
For All Practical Purposes (Cloth): Mathematical Literacy in Today's World
by Solomon Garfunkel
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Offers study tips and tools to help students gain a better understanding of course material. The Eighth Edition includes study flashcards for further practice.... (read more)

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Fundamentals of Differential Equations (8TH 12 Edition)
Fundamentals of Differential Equations (8TH 12 Edition)
by R. Kent Nagle
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Fundamentals of Differential Equations presents the basic theory of differential equations and offers a variety of modern applications in science and engineering. Available in two versions, these flexible texts offer the instructor many choices in... (read more)

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Data Analysis Using Regression and Multilevel/Hierarchical Models (Analytical Methods for Social Research)
Data Analysis Using Regression and Multilevel/Hierarchical Models (Analytical Methods for Social Research)
by Andrew Gelman
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Data Analysis Using Regression and Multilevel/Hierarchical Models is a comprehensive manual for the applied researcher who wants to perform data analysis using linear and nonlinear regression and multilevel models. The book introduces a wide variety of... (read more)

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Differential Equations-student Solution Manual (4TH 12 Edition)
Differential Equations-student Solution Manual (4TH 12 Edition)
by Paul Blanchard
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Written by the authors, the Student Solutions Manual contains worked solutions to all of the odd-numbered exercises in the text.... (read more)

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Finite Fields; Theory and Applications; Proceedings.
Finite Fields; Theory and Applications; Proceedings.
by Dublin). International Conference On Finite Fields And Applications (9th: 2009: Ireland
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This work contains 28 papers from a July 2009 conference on theory and applications of finite fields, including survey papers by all invited speakers as well as selected contributed papers by finite field researchers. Papers reflect the growing... (read more)

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An Imaginary Tale: The Story of the Square Root of -1
An Imaginary Tale: The Story of the Square Root of -1
by Paul J. Nahin
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In "An Imaginary Tale", Paul J. Nahin tells the 2,000-year-old history of one of mathematics most elusive numbers, the square root of minus one, re-creating the baffling mathematical problems that conjured it up and the colorful characters who tried to... (read more)

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