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How Not to be Wrong: The Hidden Maths of Everyday Life

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How Not to be Wrong: The Hidden Maths of Everyday Life

Jordan Ellenberg

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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Explores the mathematician's method of analyzing life, from the everyday to the cosmic, showing us which numbers to defend,... [more]

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Peirce

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Peirce

Albert Atkin

Philosophy; Western philosophy: c 1600 to c 1900; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; History of mathematics

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Charles Sanders Peirce (1839-1914) is generally regarded as the founder of pragmatism, and one of the greatest ever American... [more]

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Everyday Maths for Grown-Ups: Getting to Grips with the Basics

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Everyday Maths for Grown-Ups: Getting to Grips with the Basics

Kjartan Poskitt

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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This book contains all the shortcuts, fun tricks and new approaches you need to tackle even complex calculations with confidence.... [more]

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1,001 Geometry Practice Problems For Dummies

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1,001 Geometry Practice Problems For Dummies

Allen Ma, Amber Kuang, Consumer Dummies

Mathematics & Sciences; Geometry

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Practice makes perfect! Get perfect with a thousand and one practice problems!1,001 Geometry Practice Problems For Dummies... [more]

$28.95

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The Formula: How Algorithms Solve All Our Problems... and Create More

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The Formula: How Algorithms Solve All Our Problems... and Create More

Luke Dormehl

Mathematics & Sciences; Numerical analysis; Popular science

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What if everything in life could be reduced to a simple formula? What if numbers were able to tell us which partners we were... [more]

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A Brief History of Mathematical Thought: Key Concepts and Where They Come from

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A Brief History of Mathematical Thought: Key Concepts and Where They Come...

Luke Heaton

Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics

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Mathematics is a product of human culture which has developed along with our attempts to comprehend the world around us. In... [more]

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A Brief History of Numbers

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A Brief History of Numbers

Leo Corry

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of mathematics; History of mathematics

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This is the story behind the idea of number, from the Pythagoreans, up until the turn of the 20th century, through Greek,... [more]

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Mathematicians and Their Gods: Interactions Between Mathematics and Religious Beliefs

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Mathematicians and Their Gods: Interactions Between Mathematics and Religious...

Snezana Lawrence, Mark McCartney

Philosophy; Religion & science; Philosophy of mathematics; History of mathematics

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This is a book on the relationship between mathematics and religious beliefs. This book shows that, throughout scientific... [more]

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Attacking Trigonometry Problems

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Attacking Trigonometry Problems

David Kahn

Mathematics & Sciences; Trigonometry

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This volume offers a concise, highly focused review for high school and beginning college undergraduates. Rigorously tested... [more]

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Mathematics

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Mathematics

Mike Askew

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics; Educational: Mathematics & numeracy

Paperback

Do we still need mathematics? [more]

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The Gamma Function

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The Gamma Function

Emil Artin

Mathematics & Sciences; Functional analysis & transforms

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This brief monograph bridges a gap between sketchy and over-complicated... [more]

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Single Digits: In Praise of Small Numbers

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Single Digits: In Praise of Small Numbers

Marc Chamberland

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical logic; Number theory; Numerical analysis; Applied mathematics

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The numbers one through nine have remarkable mathematical properties and characteristics. For instance, why do eight perfect... [more]

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Birth of a Theorem: A Mathematical Adventure

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Birth of a Theorem: A Mathematical Adventure

Cedric Villani

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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What goes on inside the mind of a rock-star mathematician? Where does inspiration come from? This book tells how it feels... [more]

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The Foundations of Mathematics

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The Foundations of Mathematics

Ian Stewart, David Tall

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical foundations

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The transition from school to university mathematics is seldom straightforward. Students are faced with a disconnect between... [more]

$30.95

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Creating Symmetry: The Artful Mathematics of Wallpaper Patterns

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Creating Symmetry: The Artful Mathematics of Wallpaper Patterns

Frank A. Farris

Mathematics & Sciences; Functional analysis & transforms; Differential calculus & equations; Geometry

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This lavishly illustrated book provides a hands-on, step-by-step introduction to the intriguing mathematics of symmetry. Instead... [more]

$57.95

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Introduction to Abstract Analysis

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Introduction to Abstract Analysis

Marvin Goldstein

Mathematics & Sciences; Calculus & mathematical analysis

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Concise text prepares readers to pursue abstract analysis in the literature of pure mathematics. Detailed, easy-to-follow... [more]

$34.95

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Square Summable Power Series

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Square Summable Power Series

Louis De Branges, James Rovnyak

Mathematics & Sciences; Functional analysis & transforms

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Text for advanced undergraduate and graduate students introduces Hilbert space and analytic function theory. Extensive use... [more]

$22.95

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An Introduction to Finite Projective Planes

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An Introduction to Finite Projective Planes

Abraham Adrian Albert, Reuben Sandler

Mathematics & Sciences; Geometry

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Text for advanced undergraduate and graduate students covers finite planes, field planes, coordinates in an arbitrary plane,... [more]

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The Summation of Series

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The Summation of Series

Harold Thayer Davis

Mathematics & Sciences; Calculus

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Valuable as both a text and a reference, this concise monograph was written by a prominent mathematician and educator. The... [more]

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Computation and its Limits

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Computation and its Limits

Paul Cockshott, Lewis M. Mackenzie, Gregory Michaelson

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical logic; Popular science; Computer science

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Although we are entirely unaware of it, computation is central to all aspects of our existences. Every day we solve, or try... [more]

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Zero: The Biography of a Dangerous Idea

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Zero: The Biography of a Dangerous Idea

Charles Seife

Biography: general; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of mathematics; History of science; Popular science

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Zero was born as an Eastern philosophical concert and this informative and accessible history traces the story of this mysterious... [more]

$19.99

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The Cartoon Guide to Algebra

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The Cartoon Guide to Algebra

Larry Gonick

Mathematics & Sciences; Algebra

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A comprehensive and comical illustrated guide to algebra. [more]

$25.99

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Computability: Turing, Godel, Church, and Beyond

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Computability: Turing, Godel, Church, and Beyond

B. Jack Copeland, Carl J. Posy, Oron Shagrir

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical foundations; Mathematical theory of computation

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In the 1930s a series of seminal works published by Alan Turing, Kurt Godel, Alonzo Church, and others established the theoretical... [more]

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How to Bake Pi: An Edible Exploration of the Mathematics of Mathematics

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How to Bake Pi: An Edible Exploration of the Mathematics of Mathematics...

Eugenia Cheng

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics; General cookery & recipes

Hardback

Symbol for pi appears on title page and cover. [more]

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General Relativity Without Calculus

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General Relativity Without Calculus

Jose Natario

Mathematics & Sciences; Applied mathematics; Gravity; Relativity physics; Astrophysics

Hardback

Requiring only basic knowledge of high school mathematics and physics, this volume offers a concise introduction to the general... [more]

$100.95

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