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An Imaginary Tale: The Story of √-1

An Imaginary Tale

The Story of √-1

Princeton University Press (2010)
£15.28

Today complex numbers have such widespread practical use--from electrical engineering to...

Dr. Euler's Fabulous Formula: Cures Many Mathematical Ills

Dr. Euler's Fabulous Formula

Cures Many Mathematical Ills

Princeton University Press (2011)
£19.65

In the mid-eighteenth century, Swiss-born mathematician Leonhard Euler developed a formula so...

Number-Crunching: Taming Unruly Computational Problems from Mathematical Physics to Science Fiction

Number-Crunching

Taming Unruly Computational Problems from Mathematical Physics to Science Fiction

Princeton University Press (2011)
£26.21

How do technicians repair broken communications cables at the bottom of the ocean without actually...

In Praise of Simple Physics: The Science and Mathematics behind Everyday Questions

In Praise of Simple Physics

The Science and Mathematics behind Everyday Questions

Princeton University Press (2016)
£15.28

Physics can explain many of the things that we commonly encounter. It can tell us why the night is...

Will You Be Alive 10 Years from Now?: And Numerous Other Curious Questions in Probability

Will You Be Alive 10 Years from Now?

And Numerous Other Curious Questions in Probability

Princeton University Press (2013)
£24.02

What are the chances of a game-show contestant finding a chicken in a box? Is the Hanukkah dreidel a...

Mrs. Perkins's Electric Quilt: And Other Intriguing Stories of Mathematical Physics

Mrs. Perkins's Electric Quilt

And Other Intriguing Stories of Mathematical Physics

Princeton University Press (2009)
£26.21

What does quilting have to do with electric circuit theory? The answer is just one of the...

Duelling Idiots and Other Probability Puzzlers
Princeton University Press (2012)
£16.37

What are your chances of dying on your next flight, being called for jury duty, or winning the...

The Logician and the Engineer: How George Boole and Claude Shannon Created the Information Age

The Logician and the Engineer

How George Boole and Claude Shannon Created the Information Age

Princeton University Press (2012)
£15.28

Boolean algebra, also called Boolean logic, is at the heart of the electronic circuitry in...

Digital Dice: Computational Solutions to Practical Probability Problems

Digital Dice

Computational Solutions to Practical Probability Problems

Princeton University Press (2013)
£16.37

Some probability problems are so difficult that they stump the smartest mathematicians. But even the...

Inside Interesting Integrals
Springer New York (2014)
£31.99

What’s the point of calculating definite integrals since you can’t possibly do them all?. What...