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- 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...
- 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...
- CRC Press 2012; US$ 43.95
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...
- 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...
- Saddleback Publishing 2005; US$ 34.95
This text is designed to help teachers work with beginning ESL students in grades 5 to 12. It provides lessons and activities that will develop the students' vocabulary, English usage, and mathematical understanding. A balance of high-interest activit more...
- Springer New York 2007; US$ 89.99
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...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 19.99
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...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2001; US$ 16.99
Who were the five strangest mathematicians in history? What are the ten most interesting numbers? Jam-packed with thought-provoking mathematical mysteries, puzzles, and games, Wonders of Numbers will enchant even the most left-brained of readers. Hosted by the quirky Dr. Googol--who resides on a remote island and occasionally collaborates with Clifford... more...