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#### Puzzles, Paradoxes, and Problem Solving

CRC Press 2014; US$ 99.99A Classroom-Tested, Alternative Approach to Teaching Math for Liberal Arts Puzzles, Paradoxes, and Problem Solving: An Introduction to Mathematical Thinking uses puzzles and paradoxes to introduce basic principles of mathematical thought. The text is designed for students in liberal arts mathematics courses. Decision-making situations that progress... more...

#### Smart Shopping Math

Saddleback Publishing 2011; US$ 33.95Smart Shopping Math Includes: Retail & Wholesale, Reading Ads, Rental Sales, Buying on Layaway, Getting the Best Deal, Online Shopping, Shopping for a Neighbor, Second Time Around. more...

#### Wave Propagation in Elastic Solids

Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95Wave Propagation in Elastic Solids focuses on linearized theory and perfectly elastic media. This book discusses the one-dimensional motion of an elastic continuum; linearized theory of elasticity; elastodynamic theory; and elastic waves in an unbounded medium. The plane harmonic waves in elastic half-spaces; harmonic waves in waveguides; and forced... more...

#### Why Do Buses Come in Threes?

Pavilion Books 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...

#### Fully Implicit, Coupled Procedures in Computational Fluid Dynamics

Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 99.00This book introduces a new generation of superfast algorithmsfor the treatment of the notoriously difficult velocity-pressure couplingproblem in incompressible fluid flow solutions. It provides all the necessary details for the understanding andimplementation of the procedures. The derivation and construction of thefully-implicit, block-coupled, incomplete... more...

#### Letters to a Young Mathematician

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

#### Mathematical Games and Pastimes

Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95Mathematical 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 Pudding

Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 26.95Tie 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...

#### Puzzles from Penrose the Mathematical Cat

Wide World Publishing 2013; US$ 9.95The 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...

#### Unexpected Expectations

CRC Press 2012; US$ 48.95Unexpected 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...