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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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Godel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid
Godel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid
by Douglas R. Hofstadter
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This groundbreaking Pulitzer Prize-winning book sets the standard for interdisciplinary writing, exploring the patterns and symbols in the thinking of mathematician Kurt Godel, artist M.C. Escher, and composer Johann Sebastian Bach.... (read more)

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The Joy of X: A Guided Tour of Math, from One to Infinity
The Joy of X: A Guided Tour of Math, from One to Infinity
by Steven Strogatz
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Many people take math in high school and promptly forget much of it. But math plays a part in all of our lives all of the time, whether we know it or not. In The Joy of x, Steven Strogatz expands on his hit New York Times series to explain the big ideas... (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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Introduction to Analysis
Introduction to Analysis
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vickersa 11.9999 Normal 0 false false false This text prepares readers for fluency with analytic ideas, such as real and complex analysis, partial and ordinary differential equations, numerical analysis, fluid mechanics, and differential geometry. This... (read more)

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Elementary Statistics
Elementary Statistics
by Mario F Triola
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Mario Triola’s Elementary Statistics remains the market-leading introductory statistics textbook because it engages students with an abundance of real data in the examples, applications, and exercises. Statistics is all around us in our daily lives,... (read more)

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Calculus: Early Transcendentals
Calculus: Early Transcendentals
by James Stewart
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This edition of James Stewart's best-selling calculus book has been revised with the consistent dedication to excellence that has characterized all his books. Stewart's Calculus is successful throughout the world because he explains the material in a way... (read more)

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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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Foundations of Arithmetic 2ND Edition Rev
Foundations of Arithmetic 2ND Edition Rev
by Gottlob Frege
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The Foundations of Arithmetic is undoubtedly the best introduction to Frege's thought; it is here that Frege expounds the central notions of his philosophy, subjecting the views of his predecessors and contemporaries to devastating analysis. The book... (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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Statistics Workbook for Dummies
Statistics Workbook for Dummies
by Deborah Rumsey, Ph.d.
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From mean to median to probability — crunch the numbers with ease Got a grasp on the terms and concepts you need to know, but get lost halfway through a problem or, worse yet, not know where to begin? Have no fear! This hands-on guide focuses on... (read more)

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Thirteen Books of the Elements Volume 1 2ND Edition
Thirteen Books of the Elements Volume 1 2ND Edition
by Euclid
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Volume 1 of 3-volume set containing complete English text of all 13 books of the Elements plus critical apparatus analyzing each definition, postulate, and proposition. Covers textual and linguistic matters; mathematical analyses of Euclid's ideas... (read more)

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Elements of the Theory of Functions and Functional Analysis
Elements of the Theory of Functions and Functional Analysis
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Based on the authors' courses and lectures, this two-part advanced-level text is now available in a single volume. Topics include metric and normed spaces, continuous curves in metric spaces, measure theory, Lebesque intervals, Hilbert space, and more... (read more)

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Prime Obsession: Bernhard Riemann and the Greatest Unsolved Problem in Mathematics
Prime Obsession: Bernhard Riemann and the Greatest Unsolved Problem in Mathematics
by John Derbyshire
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Fifty Challenging Problems in Probability with Solutions
Fifty Challenging Problems in Probability with Solutions
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Can you solve the problem of "The Unfair Subway"? Marvin gets off work at random times between 3 and 5 p.m. His mother lives uptown, his girlfriend downtown. He takes the first subway that comes in either direction and eats dinner with the one he is... (read more)

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A Beautiful Mind: The Life of Mathematical Genius and Nobel Laureate John Nash
A Beautiful Mind: The Life of Mathematical Genius and Nobel Laureate John Nash
by Sylvia Nasar
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How could you, a mathematician, believe that extraterrestrials were sending you messages?" the visitor from Harvard asked the West Virginian with the movie-star looks and Olympian manner. "Because the ideas I had about supernatural beings came to me the... (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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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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Flaws and Fallacies in Statistical Thinking
Flaws and Fallacies in Statistical Thinking
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This book was written with a dual purpose: first, the author was motivated to relieve his distress over the faulty conclusions drawn from the frequent misuse of relatively simple statistical tools such as percents, graphs, and averages. Second, his... (read more)

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Numerical Methods for Scientists & Engineers.  2nd Edition
Numerical Methods for Scientists & Engineers. 2nd Edition
by R W Hamming
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Numerical analysis is a subject of extreme interest to mathematicians and computer scientists, who will welcome this first inexpensive paperback edition of a groundbreaking classic text on the subject. In an introductory chapter on numerical methods and... (read more)

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