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A Numerate Life: A Mathematician Explores the Vagaries of Life, His Own and Probably Yours

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A Numerate Life: A Mathematician Explores the Vagaries of Life, His Own...

John Allen Paulos

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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Employing intuitive ideas from mathematics, this quirky  meta-memoir  raises questions about our lives that most... [more]

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Snowflake Seashell Star: Colouring Adventures in Numberland

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Snowflake Seashell Star: Colouring Adventures in Numberland

Alex Bellos

Art & Architecture; Mathematics; Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts; Stationery items

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Alex Bellos, bestselling author of Alex's Adventures in Numberland, joins the meditative colouring book craze with this unique... [more]

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The Abacus and the Cross: The Story of the Pope Who Brought the Light of Science to the Dark Ages

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The Abacus and the Cross: The Story of the Pope Who Brought the Light of...

Nancy Marie Brown

History; European history; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500; History of religion; History of mathematics

Hardback

<div>An acclaimed science writer tells the story of Pope Sylvester II, the erstwhile mathematician, astronomer, and spy, who... [more]

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Combinatorics: A Very Short Introduction

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Combinatorics: A Very Short Introduction

Robin Wilson

Mathematics & Sciences; Discrete mathematics; Combinatorics & graph theory

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Combinatorics is a large branch of mathematics involving the counting, selecting, and arranging of objects. Robin Wilson explores... [more]

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The Mathematical Theory of Elasticity and the Mathematical Theory of Plasticity

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The Mathematical Theory of Elasticity and the Mathematical Theory of Plasticity...

J. N. Goodier, P. G. Hodge, Jr

Mathematics & Sciences; Applied mathematics; Classical mechanics

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Comprising two classic essays by experts on the mathematical theories of elasticity and plasticity, this volume is noteworthy... [more]

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Calculus in the First Three Dimensions

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Calculus in the First Three Dimensions

Sherman K. Stein

Mathematics & Sciences; Calculus

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Introduction to calculus for both undergraduate math majors and those pursuing other areas of science and engineering for... [more]

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An Imaginary Tale: The Story of -1

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An Imaginary Tale: The Story of -1

Paul J. Nahin

Mathematics & Sciences; Number theory

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Today complex numbers have such widespread practical use--from electrical engineering to aeronautics--that few people would... [more]

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Who Gets What - and Why: Understand the Choices You Have, Improve the Choices You Make

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Who Gets What - and Why: Understand the Choices You Have, Improve the Choices...

Alvin Roth

Business & Economics; Econometrics; Combinatorics & graph theory

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This book shows how our lives are shaped not only by the choices we make, but by the choices we have. From dating, school... [more]

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A Crude Look at the Whole: The Science of Complex Systems in Business, Life, and Society

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A Crude Look at the Whole: The Science of Complex Systems in Business, Life,...

John H. Miller

Cybernetics & systems theory; Economic theory & philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences; Chaos theory; Science: general issues

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From economic meltdowns to how people cooperate, there is much about the human world that eludes our understanding. [more]

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Burn Math Class: And Reinvent Mathematics for Yourself

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Burn Math Class: And Reinvent Mathematics for Yourself

Jason Wilkes

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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A manifesto for a mathematical revolution. [more]

$49.95

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Algebraic Logic

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Algebraic Logic

Paul R. Halmos

Mathematics & Sciences; Algebra

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Concise volume features ten articles by a prominent mathematician that originally appeared in journals between 1954-59. Covering... [more]

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Geometric Algebra

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Geometric Algebra

Emil Artin

Mathematics & Sciences; Algebra; Geometry

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Classic overview for advanced undergraduates and graduate students of mathematics explores affine and projective geometry,... [more]

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U Can: Algebra I For Dummies

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U Can: Algebra I For Dummies

Mary Jane Sterling, Consumer Dummies

Mathematics & Sciences; Algebra

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Conquer Algebra I with these key lessons, practice problems, and easy-to-follow... [more]

$42.95

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The Book on Games of Chance: The 16th-Century Treatise on Probability

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The Book on Games of Chance: The 16th-Century Treatise on Probability

Gerolamo Cardano, Girolamo Cardano

Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics; Gambling: theories & methods

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Gambling led Cardano to the study of probability, and he formulated some basic ideas more than a century before the better-known... [more]

$16.95

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Numbers: Histories, Mysteries, Theories

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Numbers: Histories, Mysteries, Theories

Albrecht Beutelspacher

Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics

Paperback

A writer of popular mathematics books presents this accessible characterization of the wealth of experiences that numbers... [more]

$22.95

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Algebra: A Very Short Introduction

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Algebra: A Very Short Introduction

Peter M. Higgins

Mathematics & Sciences; Algebra

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This Very Short Introduction invites readers to revisit algebra and appreciate the elegance and power of equations and inequalities.... [more]

$15.95

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Quite Right: The Story of Mathematics, Measurement and Money

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Quite Right: The Story of Mathematics, Measurement and Money

Norman Biggs

Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics

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This book explains how mathematical ideas evolved in response to the growing levels of organization in human societies, from... [more]

$40.95

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Attacking Problems in Logarithms and Exponential Functions

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Attacking Problems in Logarithms and Exponential Functions

David Kahn

Mathematics & Sciences; Algebra; Educational: Mathematics & numeracy

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Concise review of what high school and beginning college students need to know to solve problems in logarithms and exponential... [more]

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The World the Game Theorists Made: Game Theory and Cold War Culture

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The World the Game Theorists Made: Game Theory and Cold War Culture

Paul Erickson

Mathematics & Sciences; Game theory; History of science

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Drawing on a diverse collection of institutional archives, personal correspondence and papers, and interviews, the author... [more]

$71.00

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Great Calculations: A Surprising Look Behind 50 Scientific Inquiries

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Great Calculations: A Surprising Look Behind 50 Scientific Inquiries

Colin Pask

Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics; History of science

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This book looks at fifty great calculations, exploring how and why they were developed and assessing their impact on the history... [more]

$34.99

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As Easy as Pi: Stuff About Numbers That isn't (Just) Maths

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As Easy as Pi: Stuff About Numbers That isn't (Just) Maths

Jamie Buchan

Mathematics & Sciences; Number theory; Gift books

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From mythology, religion and maths to science, fiction and language, this entertaining and accessible guide uncovers the... [more]

$14.99

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A Seminar on Graph Theory

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A Seminar on Graph Theory

Frank Harary

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical foundations; Combinatorics & graph theory

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Presented in 1962-63 by several experts at University College, London, these lectures include Extremal Problems in Graph... [more]

$22.95

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Philosophical Introduction to Set Theory

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Philosophical Introduction to Set Theory

Stephen Pollard

Philosophy; Set theory

Paperback

This unique approach maintains that set theory is the primary mechanism for ideological and theoretical unification in modern... [more]

$26.95

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Stochastic Processes

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Stochastic Processes

Emanuel Parzen

Mathematics & Sciences; Stochastics

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Well-written and accessible, this classic introductory treatment offers examples of the wide variety of empirical phenomena... [more]

$34.95

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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

Paperback

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

$17.95

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