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#### Chiamalo x!

Springer Milan 2009; US$ 19.99Vi siete mai chiesti cosa fa un matematico quando scrive freneticamente su un foglio di carta? Provate a chiederglielo. Vi sentirete rispondere qualcosa del tipo: "Sto cercando di dimostrare la natura iperbolica di questa equazione differenziale per poter applicare il metodo delle caratteristiche". Non avete capito? Provate a chiedergli di spiegarvelo... more...

#### Cows in the Maze

Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 12.99From the mathematics of mazes, to cones with a twist, and the amazing sphericon - and how to make one - Ian Stewart is back with more mathematical stories and puzzles that are as quirky as they are fascinating, and each from the cutting edge of the world of mathematics. We find out about the mathematics of time travel, explore the shape of teardrops... more...

#### A Day in Our Lives

Shell Education 2010; US$ 8.99This is a story about two cousins who live in different places. They do many of the same things, but they do them at different times of the day. Learn how to tell time using different clocks as you follow them through their daily activities. What is your favorite time of the day? 32pp. more...

#### The Effect of Manipulatives on the Performance of Mathematical Problems in Elementary School Children

Publish Green 2015; US$ 9.99This e-book gives the reader information on research in mathematics, and how the use of math Manipulatives can improve math performance. Differentiated learning is a way to modify the traditional curriculum in order to address the learning styles of other students. The book takes a look at mathematics education around the world, and compares it to... more...

#### The Everything Everyday Math Book

F+W Media 2013; US$ 16.99All the math basics you'll ever need! It's not too late to learn practical math skills! You may not need to use quadratic equations very often, but math does play a large part in everyday life. On any given day, you'll need to know how long a drive will take, what to tip a waiter, how large a rug to buy, and how to calculate a discount. With The... more...

#### Figuring It Out

Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 27.50This fun book uses stories to explain mathematics. It tells of villains who steal secrets, heroes who encode messages, highway confusions that result from ignoring Cartesian geometry, mistakes in calendars due to poor numerical approximations, and more. more...

#### Fünf Minuten Mathematik

Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2007; US$ 19.95Mit einem Geleitwort von Norbert Lossau more...

#### Geometric Puzzle Design

CRC Press 2006; US$ 47.95This book discusses how to design "good" geometric puzzles: two-dimensional dissection puzzles, polyhedral dissections, and burrs. It outlines major categories of geometric puzzles and provides examples, sometimes going into the history and philosophy of those examples. The author presents challenges and thoughtful questions, as well as practical design... more...

#### How Long Is a Piece of String?

Pavilion Books 2014; US$ 6.58Why do weather forecasters get it wrong? What are the best tactics for playing"Who Wants to be a Millionaire?"and"The Weakest Link"? And what is the link between a tin of baked beans and a men's urinal? These and many other questions are answered in this book. It is for anyone wanting to remind themselves - or discover for the first time - that maths... more...

#### The Joy of Mathematics

Wide World Publishing 1993; US$ 10.95Part of the joy of mathematics is that it is everywhere-in soap bubbles, electricity, da Vinci's masterpieces, even in an ocean wave. Written by the well-known mathematics teacher consultant, this volume's collection of over 200 clearly illustrated mathematical ideas, concepts, puzzles, and games shows where they turn up in the "real" world. You'll... more...