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Infinitesimal: How a Dangerous Mathematical Theory Shaped the Modern World
Infinitesimal: How a Dangerous Mathematical Theory Shaped the Modern World
by Amir Alexander
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The epic battle over a mathematical concept that shook the old order and shaped the world as we know it On August 10, 1632, five leaders of the Society of Jesus convened in a somber Roman palazzo to pass judgment on a simple idea: that a continuous line... (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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The Beginner's Guide to Constructing the Universe
The Beginner's Guide to Constructing the Universe
by Michael S. Schneider
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The universe may be a mystery, but it's no secret. Michael Schneider leads us on a spectacular, lavishly illustrated journey along the numbers one through ten to explore the mathematical principles made visible in flowers, shells, crystals, plants... (read more)

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Mathematics and the Physical World
Mathematics and the Physical World
by Morris Kline
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Stimulating account of development of mathematics from arithmetic, algebra, geometry and trigonometry, to calculus, differential equations and non-Euclidean geometries. Also describes how math is used in optics, astronomy, other phenomena.... (read more)

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Math for Grownups: Re-Learn the Arithmetic You Forgot from School So You Can, Calculate How Much That Raise Will Really Amount to (After
Math for Grownups: Re-Learn the Arithmetic You Forgot from School So You Can, Calculate How Much That Raise Will Really Amount to (After
by Laura Laing
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Ever wish you'd paid more attention in math class? From third grade to senior year of high school, it went in one ear and out the other, didn't it? But now you're staring at the new washer and dryer, trying to figure out the percentage of sales tax on... (read more)

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Algebra I Workbook for Dummies (For Dummies)
Algebra I Workbook for Dummies (For Dummies)
by Mary Jane Sterling
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From signed numbers to story problems — calculate equations with ease Practice is the key to improving your algebra skills, and that's what this workbook is all about. This hands-on guide focuses on helping you solve the many types of algebra... (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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Differential Equations Problem Solver
Differential Equations Problem Solver
by Rea
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Each Problem Solver is an insightful and essential study and solution guide chock-full of clear, concise problem-solving gems. All your questions can be found in one convenient source from one of the most trusted names in reference solution guides. More... (read more)

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Linear Algebra With Applications
Linear Algebra With Applications
by Otto Bretscher
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A text for undergraduates, stressing examples, exercises, history, and applications, and keeping abstract exposition to a minimum. Coverage includes linear equations and transforms, subspaces of Rn and their dimensions, orthogonality and least squares,... (read more)

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Magical Mathematics: The Mathematical Ideas That Animate Great Magic Tricks
Magical Mathematics: The Mathematical Ideas That Animate Great Magic Tricks
by Persi Diaconis
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"Finally a book that celebrates the math involved in magic. This is quite simply the most brilliant book ever written on this mind-blowing, highly secretive field."--David Blaine, illusionist "A remarkably appealing concoction of conjuring, invention... (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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Algebra I for Dummies
Algebra I for Dummies
by Mary Jane Sterling
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Get the right solution every time -- algebra the fun and easy way! Includes a great glossary of algebraic terms for easy reference The pain-free way to explore algebra--and come out smilin' Does the word polynomial make your hair stand on end? Let Mary... (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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Mastering Mathematics How To Be a GR 3RD Edition
Mastering Mathematics How To Be a GR 3RD Edition
by Richard Smith
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Providing solid tips for every stage of study, Mastering Mathematics stresses the importance of a positive attitude and gives students the tools to succeed in their math course. This practical guide will help students: avoid mental blocks during math... (read more)

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Euclid's Window : Story of Geometry From Parallel Lines To Hyperspace (01 Edition)
Euclid's Window : Story of Geometry From Parallel Lines To Hyperspace (01 Edition)
by Leonard Mlodinow
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Through Euclid's Window Leonard Mlodinow brilliantly and delightfully leads us on a journey through five revolutions in geometry, from the Greek concept of parallel lines to the latest notions of hyperspace. Here is an altogether new, refreshing... (read more)

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The History of the Calculus and Its Conceptual Development
The History of the Calculus and Its Conceptual Development
by Carl B Boyer
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This book, for the first time, provides laymen and mathematicians alike with a detailed picture of the historical development of one of the most momentous achievements of the human intellect ― the calculus. It describes with accuracy and... (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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A History of Pi
A History of Pi
by Petr Beckmann
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The history of pi, says the author, though a small part of the history of mathematics, is nevertheless a mirror of the history of man. Petr Beckmann holds up this mirror, giving the background of the times when pi made progress -- and also when it did... (read more)

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The Mathematics of Oz: Mental Gymnastics from Beyond the Edge
The Mathematics of Oz: Mental Gymnastics from Beyond the Edge
by Clifford A. Pickover
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Thought-provoking mysteries, puzzles, and problems ranging from zebra numbers and circular primes to Legion's number.... (read more)

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The Colossal Book of Mathematics: Classic Puzzles, Paradoxes, and Problems
The Colossal Book of Mathematics: Classic Puzzles, Paradoxes, and Problems
by Martin Gardner
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Whether discussing hexaflexagons or number theory, Klein bottles or the essence of "nothing," Martin Gardner has single-handedly created the field of "recreational mathematics." The Colossal Book of Mathematics collects together Gardner's most popular... (read more)

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