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#### 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...

#### As Easy As Pi

Michael O'Mara 2011; US$ 9.99It's hard to imagine a world without numbers in this day and age, when our whole life is centered around commerce and money, and it is the only language that is the same the world over. However, did you know that for a long period of time people could not get their heads around the idea of zero, a figure representing nothing, and that it was even regarded... more...

#### Photonic Crystals: Mathematical Analysis and Numerical Approximation

Springer Basel 2011; US$ 49.99This book covers computation of the bandstructure of photonic crystals to detect and forecast transmissions, to find new materials with prescribed band gaps, to recover crystal properties from scattered data and study the behaviour of wave packets, and more. 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 Magic of Mathematics

Wide World Publishing 2011; US$ 12.99Delves into the world of ideas, explores the spell mathematics casts on our lives, and helps you discover mathematics where you least expect it. Be spellbound by the mathematical designs found in nature. Learn how knots may untie the mysteries of life. Be mesmerized by the computer revolution. Discover how the hidden forces of mathematics -hold architectural... more...

#### The Joy of Mathematics

Wide World Publishing 1993; US$ 10.99Part 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...

#### Math Hysteria

OUP Oxford 2004; US$ 13.99 US$ 12.03Welcome to Ian Stewart's strange and magical world of mathematics! In Math Hysteria, Professor Stewart presents us with a wealth of magical puzzles, each one spun around an amazing tale: Counting the Cattle of the Sun; The Great Drain Robbery; and Preposterous Piratical Predicaments; to name but a few. Along the way, we also meet many curious characters:... more...

#### Math-A-Day

Wide World Publishing 1999; US$ 12.99Pappas has come up with yet another way to make math part of your life. MATH -A-DAY is not a calendar and not a reference book, but a compendium of mathematical information that will give you your math fix everyday. Each day - kick starts your brain with a problem or puzzle with detailed solutions included has a mathematical quote to inspire... more...

#### Fünf Minuten Mathematik

Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2007; US$ 19.99Mit einem Geleitwort von Norbert Lossau more...

#### Matematica: si parte!

Springer Milan 2007; US$ 6.99Questo manuale è stato realizzato per permettere ai futuri studenti di Ingegneria di affrontare con successo i propri studi. Vengono presentati alcuni concetti di base in matematica, generalmente già appresi prima dell'ingresso all'Università. Si è constatato che non tutti gli studenti hanno una padronanza completa di questo insieme di nozioni fondamentali:... more...