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#### The Handy Math Answer Book

Visible Ink Press 2012; US$ 18.95From modern-day challenges such as balancing a checkbook, following the stock market, buying a home, and figuring out credit card finance charges to appreciating historical developments by Pythagoras, Archimedes, Newton, and other mathematicians, this engaging resource addresses more than 1,000 questions related to mathematics. Organized into chapters... more...

#### Why Do Buses Come in Threes?

Pavilion Books Company Limited 2014; US$ 6.13With a foreword by Tim Rice, this book will change the way you see the world. Why is it better to buy a lottery ticket on a Friday? Why are showers always too hot or too cold? And what's the connection between a rugby player taking a conversion and a tourist trying to get the best photograph of Nelson's Column? These and many other fascinating questions... more...

#### Number Freak

Penguin Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.00A compulsively readable look at the secret language of numbers- their role in nature, movies, science, and everything in between. What do Fight Club , wallpaper patterns, George Balanchine's Serenade , and Italian superstitions have in common? They're all included in the entry for the number 17 in this engaging book about numbers- detailing their... more...

#### New Approaches in Modeling Multiphase Flows and Dispersion in Turbulence, Fractal Methods and Synthetic Turbulence

Springer 2011; US$ 159.00This book contains a collection of the main contributions from the first five workshops held by Ercoftac Special Interest Group on Synthetic Turbulence Models (SIG42. It is intended as an illustration of the sig's activities and of the latest developments in the field. This volume investigates the use of Kinematic Simulation (KS) and other synthetic... more...

#### Letters to a Young Mathematician

Basic Books 2007; US$ 15.00Inspiration and guidance for aspiring mathematicians more...

#### Unexpected Expectations

CRC Press 2012; US$ 43.95The Crystal Ball Looking Back Beating the Odds: Girolamo Cardano Vive la France: Blaise Pascal and Pierre de Fermat Going to Press: Christiaan Huygens Law, but No Order: Jacob Bernoulli Three Axioms: Andrei Kolmogorov The ABCs of E The Definition of Probability The Laws of Probability Binomial Probabilities The Definition... more...