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- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 238.00
This is the first comprehensive treatment of the history of the angle from Euclid to classical Arabic mathematics. The volume presents critically edited texts, with translations and commentaries, of Greek and Arabic philosophers and mathematicians including Euclid, Simplicius, al-Nayr?z?, Avicenna, Ibn al-Haytham, al-T?s?, al-Sh?r?z?,... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2000; US$ 16.00
The Babylonians invented it, the Greeks banned it, the Hindus worshiped it, and the Church used it to fend off heretics. Now it threatens the foundations of modern physics. For centuries the power of zero savored of the demonic; once harnessed, it became the most important tool in mathematics. For zero, infinity's twin, is not like other numbers. It... more...
- Australian Council for Educational Research 2006; US$ 34.95
Growing Ideas of Number explores the notion of how ideas of number have grown throughout history. It looks at how different types of number and views of numbers (and their meaning and applications) have varied across cultures over time, and combines historical, archaeological and psychological considerations with the mathematics. The book illustrates... more...
- Australian Council for Educational Research 2007; US$ 29.95
The Name of the Number We?re used to the idea that ?closely related? languages have words that are similar to English. For example, the word for ?three? in Latin, French, Italian and German is ?tres?, ?trois?, ?tre? and ?drei?. But did you know that the word for ?three? in Sanskrit is ?trayah?? How can words from completely different languages... more...
- Australian Council for Educational Research 2008; US$ 24.95
The What Teachers Need to Know About series aims to refresh and expand basic teaching knowledge and classroom experience. Books in the series provide essential information about a range of subjects necessary for today?s teachers to do their jobs effectively. These books are short, easy-to-use guides to the fundamentals of a subject with clear reference... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 42.95
Thirty Three Ways to Help with Numeracy equips teachers and teaching assistants with a wide range of practical resources to help children who are having difficulties learning the basic skills of numeracy. By providing a range of activities and games which engage children and encourage motivation in the classroom, the book provides ready-to-use exercises... more...
- SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 23.00
Equips trainee teachers in the Lifelong Learning sector with the necessary skills, knowledge and understanding to meet the requirements of the minimum core for numeracy. more...
- Shell Education 2008; US$ 8.99
Scientists and community workers collect data to help us understand the world around us. Data can be put in graphs and tables to make it easy to see and understand. Some people who collect data are meteorologists, storm chasers, and governments. The U.S. government collects data that tells us about the population. This data is called the census, and... more...