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Fractals: Patterns of Chaos : a New Aesthetic of Art, Science, and Nature (92 Edition)
Fractals: Patterns of Chaos : a New Aesthetic of Art, Science, and Nature (92 Edition)
by John Briggs
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Fractals are unique patterns left behind by the unpredictable movements -- the chaos -- of the world at work. The branching patterns of trees, the veins in a hand, water twisting out of a running tap -- all of these are fractals. Learn to recognize them... (read more)

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The Golden Ratio: The Story of Phi, the World's Most Astonishing Number
The Golden Ratio: The Story of Phi, the World's Most Astonishing Number
by Mario Livio
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Throughout history, thinkers from mathematicians to theologians have pondered the mysterious relationship between numbers and the nature of reality. In this fascinating book, Mario Livio tells the tale of a number at the heart of that mystery: phi, or 1... (read more)

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Complexity: The Emerging Science at the Edge of Order and Chaos
Complexity: The Emerging Science at the Edge of Order and Chaos
by M Mitchell Waldrop
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Why did the stock market crash more than 500 points on a single Monday in 1987? Why do ancient species often remain stable in the fossil record for millions of years and then suddenly disappear? In a world where nice guys often finish last, why do humans... (read more)

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The Calculus of Friendship: What a Teacher and a Student Learned about Life While Corresponding about Math
The Calculus of Friendship: What a Teacher and a Student Learned about Life While Corresponding about Math
by Steven Strogatz
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"As these two men find truer, deeper friendship through an exchange of letters on math, you may be surprised to find yourself, as I was, moved by powerful emotions. I never thought I'd get choked up by an equation--but these guys are plotting out the... (read more)

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An Introduction to Mathematical Modeling
An Introduction to Mathematical Modeling
by Edward A Bender
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Employing a practical, "learn by doing" approach, this first-rate text fosters the development of the skills beyond the pure mathematics needed to set up and manipulate mathematical models. The author draws on a diversity of fields — including... (read more)

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Schaum's Outline of Trigonometry (Schaum's Outlines)
Schaum's Outline of Trigonometry (Schaum's Outlines)
by Robert Moyer
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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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An Introduction to Bayesian Analysis: Theory and Methods (Springer Texts in Statistics)
An Introduction to Bayesian Analysis: Theory and Methods (Springer Texts in Statistics)
by Jayanta K. Ghosh
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This is a graduate-level textbook on Bayesian analysis blending modern Bayesian theory, methods, and applications. Starting from basic statistics, undergraduate calculus and linear algebra, ideas of both subjective and objective Bayesian analysis are... (read more)

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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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Thinking in Numbers: On Life, Love, Meaning, and Math
Thinking in Numbers: On Life, Love, Meaning, and Math
by Daniel Tammet
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The irresistibly engaging book that "enlarges one's wonder at Tammet's mind and his all-embracing vision of the world as grounded in numbers." --Oliver Sacks, MD THINKING IN NUMBERS is the book that Daniel Tammet, mathematical savant and bestselling... (read more)

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Dot and the Line : Romance in Lower Mathematics ((Rev)01 Edition)
Dot and the Line : Romance in Lower Mathematics ((Rev)01 Edition)
by Norton Juster
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Once upon a time there was a sensible straight line who was hopelessly in love with a beautiful dot. But the dot, though perfect in every way, only had eyes for a wild and unkempt squiggle. All of the line's romantic dreams were in vain, until he... (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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Most Beautiful Mathematical Formulas (92 Edition)
Most Beautiful Mathematical Formulas (92 Edition)
by Lionel Salem
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A lighthearted tour through 49 of the most interesting and useful mathematical formulas ever derived Now in paperback, this whimsical book reacquaints the reader with the pleasure of playing with numbers. Both entertaining and practical, it reaches a... (read more)

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The Fascinating World of Graph Theory
The Fascinating World of Graph Theory
by Arthur Benjamin
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"In this attractive introduction to the world of graphs, the authors entice and enthuse readers through a number of fun problems which present various aspects of the subject. Many of these problems are familiar--the four-color problem, the K&ouml... (read more)

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How to Solve Word Problems in Algebra, 2nd Edition (How to Solve Word Problems)
How to Solve Word Problems in Algebra, 2nd Edition (How to Solve Word Problems)
by Mildred Johnson
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Word problems?? No problem!! Be prepared when you get to the word-problem section of your test with Schaum's How to Solve Word Problems in Algebra! With this easy-to-use pocket guide, solving word problems in algebra become almost fun. This anxiety... (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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Here's Looking at Euclid: From Counting Ants to Games of Chance - An Awe-Inspiring Journey Through the World of Numbers
Here's Looking at Euclid: From Counting Ants to Games of Chance - An Awe-Inspiring Journey Through the World of Numbers
by Alex Bellos
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Too often math gets a bad rap, characterized as dry and difficult. But, Alex Bellos says, "math can be inspiring and brilliantly creative. Mathematical thought is one of the great achievements of the human race, and arguably the foundation of all human... (read more)

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An Introduction to Applied Multivariate Analysis with R (Use R)
An Introduction to Applied Multivariate Analysis with R (Use R)
by Brian Everitt
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The majority of data sets collected by researchers in all disciplines are multivariate, meaning that several measurements, observations, or recordings are taken on each of the units in the data set. These units might be human subjects, archaeological... (read more)

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Statistics for Dummies (For Dummies)
Statistics for Dummies (For Dummies)
by Deborah Rumsey
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [333]-340) and index.... (read more)

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Differential Equations-text Only (4TH 12 Edition)
Differential Equations-text Only (4TH 12 Edition)
by Paul Blanchard
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Incorporating a modeling approach throughout, this exciting text emphasizes concepts and shows that the study of differential equations is a beautiful application of the ideas and techniques of calculus to everyday life. By taking advantage of readily... (read more)

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Differential Equations - With CD (3RD 06 - Old Edition)
Differential Equations - With CD (3RD 06 - Old Edition)
by Paul Blanchard
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Incorporating a modeling approach throughout, this exciting text emphasizes concepts and shows that the study of differential equations is a beautiful application of the ideas and techniques of calculus to everyday life. By taking advantage of readily... (read more)

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