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- Kogan Page 2013; US$ 17.99
Designed to help anyone lacking in practice, How to Pass Numerical Reasoning Tests is an invaluable resource for brushing up on your maths skills. An overview of the basics is followed by a step-by-step guide to numerical tests including fractions and decimals, rates, percentages, data interpretation and ratios and proportions. Written in an approachable... more...
- Kogan Page 2013; US$ 17.99
How to Pass Numeracy Tests will help you practice for timed tests, revise your maths and numeracy knowledge and improve your test technique. Providing over 350 practice questions it also gives vital advice on how the tests are marked and what you can do to optimise results. The wide variety of practice includes 20 timed tests on data interpretation,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 150.00
This volume provides a unique primary source on the history and philosophy of mathematics and the exact sciences in the mediaeval Arab world. The second of five comprehensive volumes, this book offers a detailed exploration of Arabic mathematics in the eleventh century as embodied in the legacy of the celebrated polymath al-Hasan ibn al-Haytham. ... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 33.50
Mathematicians is a remarkable collection of ninety-two photographic portraits, featuring some of the most amazing mathematicians of our time. Acclaimed photographer Mariana Cook captures the exuberant and colorful personalities of these brilliant thinkers and the superb images are accompanied by brief autobiographical texts written by each mathematician.... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 45.99
Math is a subject many people find intimidating. But many don?t understand the history of math and how it came to be what it is today. Here, G. Arnell Williams illuminates, in plain and simple terms, how we got the math we use today, the math our children learn, and the math we struggle at times to explain. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95
This volume is a result of mathematicians, cognitive scientists, mathematics educators, and classroom teachers combining their efforts to help address issues of importance to classroom instruction in mathematics. In so doing, the contributors provide a general introduction to fundamental ideas in cognitive science, plus an overview of cognitive theory... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 155.00
This book is the result of a conference sponsored by the Educational Testing Service and the University of Wisconsin's National Center for Research in Mathematical Sciences Education. The purpose of the conference was to facilitate the work of a group of scholars whose interests included the assessment of higher-order understandings and processes in... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 67.95
How we reason with mathematical ideas continues to be a fascinating and challenging topic of research--particularly with the rapid and diverse developments in the field of cognitive science that have taken place in recent years. Because it draws on multiple disciplines, including psychology, philosophy, computer science, linguistics, and anthropology,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 84.95
Chemists, working with only mortars and pestles, could not get very far unless they had mathematical models to explain what was happening "inside" of their elements of experience -- an example of what could be termed mathematical learning. This volume contains the proceedings of Work Group 4: Theories of Mathematics, a subgroup of the Seventh International... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 26.95
The P-NP problem is the most important open problem in computer science, if not all of mathematics. The Golden Ticket provides a nontechnical introduction to P-NP, its rich history, and its algorithmic implications for everything we do with computers and beyond. In this informative and entertaining book, Lance Fortnow traces how the problem arose... more...