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#### Homage to a Pied Puzzler

CRC Press 2009; US$ 57.95The final section tells the stories of how various mathematical games were invented, and if you are a fan of them gives many that you might not have heard of before. ... whether you are interested in puzzles, origami or card tricks, it has them all. ... If you are bored with doing Sudoku and fancy reading about games of a similar ilk, then this is... more...

#### Puzzles, Paradoxes, and Problem Solving

CRC Press 2014; US$ 99.99Graphs: Puzzles and Optimization Graphical Representation and Search Greedy Algorithms and Dynamic Programming Shortest Paths, DNA Sequences, and GPS Systems Routing Problems and Optimal Circuits Traveling Salesmen and Optimal Orderings Vertex Colorings and Edge Matchings Logic: Rational Inference and Computer Circuits Inductive and... more...

#### Professor Stewart's Casebook of Mathematical Mysteries

Profile Books 2014; US$ 13.33Like its wildly popular predecessors Cabinet of Mathematical Curiosities and Hoard of Mathematical Treasures, Professor Stewart's brand-new book is a miscellany of over 150 mathematical curios and conundrums, packed with trademark humour and numerous illustrations. In addition to the fascinating formulae and thrilling theorems familiar... more...

#### Fleeting Footsteps

World Scientific Publishing Company 1992; US$ 42.00The Hindu-Arabic numeral system (1, 2, 3, …) is one of mankind's greatest achievements and one of its most commonly used inventions. How did it originate? Those who have written about the numeral system have hypothesized that it originated in India; however, there is little evidence to support this claim. This book provides considerable... more...

#### The Handy Math Answer Book

Visible Ink Press 2012; US$ 18.95From modern-day challenges such as balancing a checkbook, following the stock market, buying a home, and figuring out credit card finance charges to appreciating historical developments by Pythagoras, Archimedes, Newton, and other mathematicians, this engaging resource addresses more than 1,000 questions related to mathematics. Organized into chapters... 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...

#### Study Guide for College Algebra and Trigonometry

Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95Study Guide for College Algebra and Trigonometry is a supplement material to the basic text, College Algebra and Trigonometry. It is written to assist the student in learning mathematics effectively. The book provides detailed solutions to exercises found in the text. Students are encouraged to use these solutions to find a way to approach a problem.... more...

#### Hilbertian Kernels and Spline Functions

Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95In this monograph, which is an extensive study of Hilbertian approximation, the emphasis is placed on spline functions theory. The origin of the book was an effort to show that spline theory parallels Hilbertian Kernel theory, not only for splines derived from minimization of a quadratic functional but more generally for splines considered as piecewise... more...

#### Sets: Naïve, Axiomatic and Applied

Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95Sets: Naïve, Axiomatic and Applied is a basic compendium on naïve, axiomatic, and applied set theory and covers topics ranging from Boolean operations to union, intersection, and relative complement as well as the reflection principle, measurable cardinals, and models of set theory. Applications of the axiom of choice are also discussed, along with... more...

#### Carl Friedrich Gauß und Christopher Hansteen

De Gruyter 2015; US$ 182.00The Göttingen mathematician Carl Friedrich Gauss and the Norwegian astronomer and physicist Christopher Hansteen engaged in a lively correspondence, which lasted from 1832 until Gauss?s death in 1855. For the first time, this book offers a critical edition of the surviving letters. A key theme is research on the earth?s magnetism, a field... more...