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Quadrivium (Wooden Books)
Quadrivium (Wooden Books)
by Miranda Lundy
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The quadrivium—the classical curriculum—comprises the four liberal arts of number, geometry, music, and cosmology. It was studied from antiquity to the Renaissance as a way of glimpsing the nature of reality. Geometry is number in... (read more)

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Count Down: Six Kids Vie for Glory at the World's Toughest Math Competition
Count Down: Six Kids Vie for Glory at the World's Toughest Math Competition
by Steve Olson
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Olson shadows the six charming U.S. contestants at the 2001 International Mathematical Olympiad, from their free-time games of Ultimate Frisbee to the high-pressure rounds of the competition, getting to the core of what drives these young people and... (read more)

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What's Math Got to Do with It?: How Teachers and Parents Can Transform Mathematics Learning and Inspire Success
What's Math Got to Do with It?: How Teachers and Parents Can Transform Mathematics Learning and Inspire Success
by Jo Boaler
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“Highly accessible and enjoyable for readers who love and loathe math.” —Booklist A critical read for teachers and parents who want to improve childrens mathematics learning, Whats Math Got to Do with It? is “an inspiring... (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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Things to Make and Do in the Fourth Dimension: A Mathematician's Journey Through Narcissistic Numbers, Optimal Dating Algorithms, at Least Two Kinds of Infinity, and More
Things to Make and Do in the Fourth Dimension: A Mathematician's Journey Through Narcissistic Numbers, Optimal Dating Algorithms, at Least Two Kinds of Infinity, and More
by Matt Parker
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A book from the stand-up mathematician that makes math fun again! Math is boring, says the mathematician and comedian Matt Parker. Part of the problem may be the way the subject is taught, but its also true that we all, to a greater or lesser extent... (read more)

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Bayesian Inference in Social Sciences (14 Edition)
Bayesian Inference in Social Sciences (14 Edition)
by Ivan Jeliazkov
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Bayesian Inference in the Social Sciences builds upon the recent growth in Bayesian methodology and examines an array of topics in model formulation, estimation, and applications. Particular emphasis is placed on an interdisciplinary coverage, model... (read more)

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Innumeracy : Mathematics Illiteracy and Its Consequences ((Rev)01 Edition)
Innumeracy : Mathematics Illiteracy and Its Consequences ((Rev)01 Edition)
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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Math Hysteria: Fun and Games with Mathematics
Math Hysteria: Fun and Games with Mathematics
by Ian Stewart
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One of the world's most popular writers on mathematics presents a wealth of mathematical puzzles, each one spun around an amazing tale. 20 cartoons.... (read more)

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Spectral Theory of Differential Operators; M. SH. Birman 80TH Anniversary Collection.
Spectral Theory of Differential Operators; M. SH. Birman 80TH Anniversary Collection.
by T. Suslina And D.r. Yafaer.
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Published in honor of the birthday of the mathematician Mikhail Shl... (read more)

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The Golden Section: Nature's Greatest Secret (Wooden Books)
The Golden Section: Nature's Greatest Secret (Wooden Books)
by Scott Olson
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A concise and useful handbook on the Golden Section--also known as the Golden Ratio and Golden Mean. The Golden Section is a line segment divided into two parts, such that the ratio of the short portion to the longer portion is equal to the ratio of the... (read more)

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Experimental Design: From User Studies to Psychophysics
Experimental Design: From User Studies to Psychophysics
by Douglas W. And Christian Wallraven. Cunningham
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This book explains the basic terminology used to discuss experiments and takes a brief look at the more than 150 year history has in psychology. It covers how to generalize from a few people to the whole population. The largest part of the book is... (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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Partial Differential Equations : Methods and Applications (2ND 03 Edition)
Partial Differential Equations : Methods and Applications (2ND 03 Edition)
by Robert Mcowen
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Designed to prepare readers to better understand the current literature in research journals, this book explains the basics of classical PDEs and a wide variety of more modern methods—especially the use of functional analysis—which... (read more)

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The Mathematics Devotional: Celebrating the Wisdom and Beauty of Mathematics
The Mathematics Devotional: Celebrating the Wisdom and Beauty of Mathematics
by Clifford A Pickover
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and#8220;It is impossible to be a mathematician without being a poet in soul.and#8221; and#8212;Sofia Kovalevskaya, Recollections of Childhood, 1895and#160;and#160;From the ingenious author of The Math Book and The Physics Book comes an inspirational... (read more)

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Nature's Numbers: The Unreal Reality of Mathematics
Nature's Numbers: The Unreal Reality of Mathematics
by Ian Stewart
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"It appears to us that the universe is structured in a deeply mathematical way. Falling bodies fall with predictable accelerations. Eclipses can be accurately forecast centuries in advance. Nuclear power plants generate electricity according to well... (read more)

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Where Mathematics Comes from: How the Embodied Mind Brings Mathematics Into Being
Where Mathematics Comes from: How the Embodied Mind Brings Mathematics Into Being
by George Lakoff
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This book is about mathematical ideas, about what mathematics means-and why. Abstract ideas, for the most part, arise via conceptual metaphor-metaphorical ideas projecting from the way we function in the everyday physical world. Where Mathematics Comes... (read more)

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Theory of Sets (Phoenix Edition)
Theory of Sets (Phoenix Edition)
by E. Kamke
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"Exceptionally well written."--School Science and Mathematics "A very fine book."--Mathematics Teacher "A concise and accurate introduction."--Philosophical Review Clear and simple, this introduction to the theory of sets employs the discoveries of... (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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All the Math You'll Ever Need: A Self-Teaching Guide
All the Math You'll Ever Need: A Self-Teaching Guide
by Stephen L Slavin
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A sharp mind, like a healthy body, is subject to the same rule of nature: Use it or lose it. Need a calculator just to work out a 15 percent service charge? Not exactly sure how to get the calculator to give you the figure you need? Turn to this revised... (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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