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Logic, Symbolic and mathematical

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  • The Puzzler’s Dilemmaby Derrick Niederman

    Gerald Duckworth & Co 2012; US$ 8.74

    The Puzzler's Dilemma explores the world of classic logic puzzles, and tells the amazing stories behind them, from the Lighthouse of Alexandria to code-breaking with the Enigma machine. Here are brain teasers that even maths whizzes have never seen explained by a mind as nimble and playful as Derrick Niederman's, the author of Number Freak and the... more...

  • Unexpected Expectationsby Leonard M. Wapner

    CRC Press 2012; US$ 48.95

    Unexpected Expectations: The Curiosities of a Mathematical Crystal Ball explores how paradoxical challenges involving mathematical expectation often necessitate a reexamination of basic premises. The author takes you through mathematical paradoxes associated with seemingly straightforward applications of mathematical expectation and shows how these... more...

  • Puzzles from Penrose the Mathematical Catby Theoni Pappas

    Wide World Publishing 2013; US$ 9.99

    The famous mathematical cat Penrose takes us on a trip though puzzleland, while sharing fascinating and challenging puzzles in this uniquely designed mini book. Each page's puzzle is introduced by our star Penrose or one of his quirky friends. Readers are treated to page after page of Penrose antics and problems, while the over 100 mind teasers... more...

  • Mathematical Games and Pastimesby A. P. Domoryad; I. N. Sneddon; M. Stark

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    Mathematical Games and Pastimes focuses on numerical solutions to mathematical games and pastimes. The book first discusses the binary system of notation and the system of notation with the base three. Congruences, Pythagorean and Heronic triples, and arithmetical pastimes are explained. The text takes a look at the nature of numerical tricks. Guessing... more...

  • The Proof and the Puddingby Jim Henle

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 26.95

    Tie on your apron and step into Jim Henle?s kitchen as he demonstrates how two equally savory pursuits?cooking and mathematics?have more in common than you realize. A tasty dish for gourmets of popular math, The Proof and the Pudding offers a witty and flavorful blend of mathematical treats and gastronomic delights that reveal how life in the mathematical... more...

  • Mathematics: A Very Short Introductionby Timothy Gowers

    OUP Oxford 2002; US$ 7.99

    This book aims to explain, in clear non-technical language,what it is that mathematicians do, and how that differs from and builds on the mathematics that most people are familiar with from school. It is the ideal introduction for anyone who wishes to deepen their understanding of mathematics. more...

  • Math You Can Really Use--Every Dayby David Alan Herzog

    Wiley 2007; US$ 12.99

    Math You Can Really Use--Every Day skips mind-numbing theory and tiresome drills and gets right down to basic math that helps you do real-world stuff like figuring how much to tip, getting the best deals shopping, computing your gas mileage, and more. This is not your typical, dry math textbook. With a comfortable, easygoing approach, it:  Covers... more...

  • Technical Math Demystifiedby Stan Gibilisco

    McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 24.00

    Here is a complete self-teaching guide for anyone needing knowledge of math as it applies to engineering and technical fields. more...

  • Mathematics and the Aestheticby Nathalie Sinclair; William Higginson

    Springer New York 2007; US$ 109.00

    A majority of the chapters in this book first saw the light of day as talks at a conference organised and held at Queen?s University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada in April 2001. This small, invitational meeting, tellingly entitled Beauty and the Mathematical Beast, brought together a range of academics int- ested in and committed to exploring connections... more...

  • Nets, Puzzles, and Postmenby Peter M Higgins

    OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 16.99

    What do railways, mingling at parties, mazes, and the internet all have in common? All are networks - people or places or things that connect to one another. Peter Higgins shows that these phenomena - and many more - are underpinned by the same deep mathematical structure, and how this understanding gives us remarkable new insights into the world. more...