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*About this edition:*Move over, Sherlock and Watson―the detective duo to be reckoned with.

Paperback:

*About this edition:*Science is based not only on observation and experiment, but on theory as well.

Hardcover:

*About this edition:*From the bestselling author of Here’s Looking at Euclid, a dazzling new book that turns even the most complex math into a brilliantly entertaining narrative.

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*About this edition:*“A first-rate survey of the world of mathematics…Great reading for the intellectually curious,” (Kirkus Reviews) from the bestselling author of Here’s Looking at Euclid—a dazzling new book that turns even the most complex math into a brilliantly entertaining read.

Hardcover:

*About this edition:*The Freakonomics of math--a math-world superstar unveils the hidden beauty and logic of the world and puts its power in our handsThe math we learn in school can seem like a dull set of rules, laid down by the ancients and not to be questioned.

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*About this edition:*The Freakonomics of math—a math-world superstar unveils the hidden beauty and logic of the world and puts its power in our hands The math we learn in school can seem like a dull set of rules, laid down by the ancients and not to be questioned.

Hardcover:

*About this edition:*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.

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*About this edition:*What are the chances?

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*About this edition:*Praise for the First Edition “If there is anything you want to know, or remind yourself, about probabilities, then look no further than this comprehensive, yet wittily written and enjoyable, compendium of how to apply probability calculations in real-world situations.

*About this edition:*What are the chances?

Miscellaneous:

Hardcover:

*About this edition:*Like its wildly popular predecessors 'Cabinet of Mathematical Curiosities' and 'Hoard of Mathematical Treasures', this book is a miscellany of over 150 mathematical curios and conundrums, packed with trademark humour and numerous illustrations.

Paperback:

*About this edition:*Acclaimed writer and mathematician Ian Stewart's third miscellany of mathematical curios and conundrums.

*About this edition:*This is a practical introduction to the variety of religious traditions that come from the Indian sub-continent and which are known collectively as 'Hinduism'.

Hardcover:

*About this edition:*A New York Times Science BestsellerWhat if you had to take an art class in which you were only taught how to paint a fence?

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*About this edition:*Love and Math

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*About this edition:*An innovative and appealing way for the layperson to develop math skills--while actually enjoying itMost people agree that math is important, but few would say it's fun.

Hardcover:

*About this edition:*The irresistibly engaging book that "enlarges one's wonder at Tammet's mind and his all-embracing vision of the world as grounded in numbers.

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*About this edition:*The irresistibly engaging book that enlarges one s wonder at Tammet s mind and his all embracing vision of the world as grounded in numbers Oliver Sacks MD THINKING IN NUMBERS is the book that Daniel Tammet mathematical savant and bestselling author was born to write In Tammet s world numbers are beautiful and mathematics illuminates our lives and minds Using anecdotes everyday examples and ruminations on history literature and more Tammet allows us to share his unique insights and delight in the way numbers fractions and equations underpin all our lives Inspired variously by the complexity of snowflakes Anne Boleyn s eleven fingers and his many siblings Tammet explores questions such as why time seems to speed up as we age whether there is such a thing as an average person and how we can make sense of those we love His provocative and inspiring new book will change the way you think about math and fire your imagination to view the world with fresh eyes

Paperback:

*About this edition:*What's the difference between a rhombus and a square?

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*About this edition:*This annual anthology brings together the year's finest mathematics writing from around the world.

Library:

*About this edition:*Teaches the principles of math and places them in a real world context, discussing such topics as trigonometry, geometry, probability, and calculus, and includes general reference tables.

Hardcover:

*About this edition:*You may have watched hundreds of episodes of The Simpsons (and its sister show Futurama) without ever realizing that cleverly embedded in many plots are subtle references to mathematics, ranging from well-known equations to cutting-edge theorems and conjectures.

*About this edition:*Some have seen philosophy embedded in episodes of The Simpsons; others have detected elements of psychology and religion.

Paperback:

*About this edition:*Simon Singh, author of the bestsellers Fermat's Enigma, The Code Book, and Big Bang, offers fascinating new insights into the celebrated television series The Simpsons: That the show drip-feeds morsels of number theory into the minds of its viewers―indeed, that there are so many mathematical references in the show, and in its sister program, Futurama, that they could form the basis of an entire university course.

Hardcover:

*About this edition:*Two veteran math educators demonstrate how some "magnificent mistakes" had profound consequences for our understanding of mathematics' key concepts.

Paperback:

*About this edition:*From 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.

*About this edition:*From 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 like the use of algebra by Mesopotamian mathematicians, this engaging resource addresses more than 1,000 questions relating to mathematics.

Hardcover:

*About this edition:*From 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 like the use of algebra by Mesopotamian mathematicians, this engaging resource addresses more than 1,000 questions relating to mathematics.

Paperback:

*About this edition:*From 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.

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*About this edition:*How fat would you need to be to completely block a hockey goal?

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*About this edition:*Have you ever wondered why you need to study math?

Hardcover:

*About this edition:*Mathematical ideas have an aesthetic appeal that can be appreciated by anyone who has the time and dedication to investigate.

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*About this edition:*From the author of Zero, comes this "admirable salvo against quantitative bamboozlement by the media and the government" (The Boston Globe) In Zero, Charles Seife presented readers with a thrilling account of the strangest number known to humankind.

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*About this edition:*"Highly recommended for high school, college, or university libraries.

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*About this edition:*Every time we download music, take a flight across the Atlantic or talk on our cell phones, we are relying on great mathematical inventions.

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*About this edition:*There's something about a language of symbols and equations that most people find intimidating.

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*About this edition:*There are many bits and pieces of folklore in mathematics that are passed down from advisor to student, or from collaborator to collaborator, but which are too fuzzy and nonrigorous to be discussed in the formal literature.