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Book cover: A Mathematicians MiscellanyA Mathematicians Miscellany
by - Methuen And Company Limited ,
Anyone open to the idea of looking through a popular book on mathematics should be able to get on with this one. It contains pieces of technical mathematics; these can all be skipped without prejudice to the rest, and a coherent story will remain.
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Book cover: An Invitation to MathematicsAn Invitation to Mathematics
by - H. Holt and Company ,
The author's aim is to give a reader an insight into the character of the important questions with which mathematics is concerned, to acquaint him with some of its methods, and to lead him to recognize its intimate relation to human experience.
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Book cover: The Manual of Mathematical MagicThe Manual of Mathematical Magic
by - Queen Mary, University of London ,
Manual of Mathematical Magic is packed full of magical miracles to impress and entertain your friends. The secrets behind street magic, close-up and stage tricks are explained clearly with instructions and videos to help you perform them perfectly.
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Book cover: Mathematical DiscoveryMathematical Discovery
by - ClassicalRealAnalysis.com ,
This text is intended for a course introducing the idea of mathematical discovery, especially to students who may not be particularly enthused about mathematics as yet. The students could actually participate in the discovery of mathematics.
(4759 views)
Book cover: Analysis of PuzzlesAnalysis of Puzzles
by ,
The goal of this work is to try to find the most general solution to many popular puzzles for which we normally heard only the particular problem. These mathematical puzzles often require specialized knowledge in some branch of Mathematics.
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Book cover: The World of MathematicsThe World of Mathematics
by - Mathigon ,
The book showcases how fascinating mathematics can be, by explaining some of the most interesting mathematical ideas to children and the general public. Diagrams, videos, slideshows, problems and interactive games let the content come to life.
(8200 views)
Book cover: A Scrap-Book of Elementary MathematicsA Scrap-Book of Elementary Mathematics
by - The Open Court Publishing Company ,
The tendency to select the problems and illustrations of mathematics mostly from the scientific and commercial activities of today, is one with which the writer is in accord. Moreover, amusement is one of the fields of applied mathematics.
(5198 views)
Book cover: An Introduction to MathematicsAn Introduction to Mathematics
by - Williams & Northgate ,
This distinguished book is an introduction to a series of mathematical concepts, a history of their development, and a concise summary of how today's reader may use them. An expertly written book by a brilliant man, filled with valuable insights.
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Book cover: The Solution of the Pyramid ProblemThe Solution of the Pyramid Problem
by - John Wiley & Sons Ltd. ,
With the firm conviction that the Pyramids of Egypt were built and employed for one special and important purpose of the greatest utility, I find it necessary to endeavor to determine the proportions and measures of one of the principal groups.
(4033 views)
Book cover: Mathematical Omnibus: Thirty Lectures on Classic MathematicsMathematical Omnibus: Thirty Lectures on Classic Mathematics
by - American Mathematical Society ,
This book will be of interest to anyone who likes mathematics, from high school students to accomplished researchers. We do not promise an easy ride: it will take a considerable effort from the reader to follow the details of the arguments.
(7542 views)
Book cover: A Second Course in Mathematics Concepts for Elementary TeachersA Second Course in Mathematics Concepts for Elementary Teachers
by - Arkansas Tech University ,
Topics: Integers; Rational Numbers; Real Numbers; Functions and their Graphs; Misleading Graphs and Statistics; Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion; Probability; Basic Geometric Shapes and Figures; Symmetry of Plane Figures; etc.
(6108 views)
Book cover: A First Course in Mathematics Concepts for Elementary School TeachersA First Course in Mathematics Concepts for Elementary School Teachers
by - Arkansas Tech University ,
Problem-solving is the cornerstone of school mathematics. The techniques discussed in this book should help you to become a better problem solver and should show you how to help others develop their problem-solving skills.
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Book cover: A Cultural Paradox: Fun in MathematicsA Cultural Paradox: Fun in Mathematics
by - Feedbooks ,
This book is ideal for students who need a little push to get motivated, and also great for scientists and those in the math community that like to be in-the-know on relevant and current topics. Perfect as an accompaniment to any science class.
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Book cover: Shadows of the Truth: Metamathematics of Elementary MathematicsShadows of the Truth: Metamathematics of Elementary Mathematics
by - American Mathematical Society ,
Metamathematics of elementary mathematics. This book can be viewed as a sequel to Mathematics under the Microscope, but with focus shifted on mathematics as it was experienced by children (well, by children who became mathematicians).
(6425 views)
Book cover: Arithmetic for EngineersArithmetic for Engineers
by - Chapman & Hall ,
This book is an endeavour to treat the elementary portions of Practical Mathematics in a thorough and practical manner and with a sufficient amount of engineering application, suitable for elementary students of technical schools and for home study.
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Book cover: Elements of Applied MathematicsElements of Applied Mathematics
by - Ginn and Company ,
This book of problems is the result of the endeavor to make the instruction in mathematics of real service in the training pf pupils for their future work. We connected all our mathematics with the work in the shops and laboratories.
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Book cover: The Game of LogicThe Game of Logic
by - MacMillan ,
This is a short text Carroll wrote to introduce children to logical reasoning, specifically set logic. The text does a good job of explaining basic logical theory in a way that children can understand. A great brain teaser for readers of all ages.
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Book cover: Mathematical Essays and RecreationsMathematical Essays and Recreations
by - The Open Court Publishing ,
The mathematical essays in this volume are by one of the most successful teachers and text-book writers of Germany. The essays are full of suggestions for elementary mathematical teachers and students, as well as for non-mathematical readers.
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Book cover: Math Made a Bit Easier: Basic Math Explained in Plain EnglishMath Made a Bit Easier: Basic Math Explained in Plain English
by - CreateSpace ,
The book starts with a review of basic arithmetic, followed by basic operations, negative numbers, fractions, decimals, percents, and basic probability and statistics. The material is explained conversationally and in plain English.
(10098 views)
Book cover: Practical MathematicsPractical Mathematics
by - Chambers ,
The aim has been to illustrate the use of mathematics in constructing diagrams; in measuring areas, volumes, strengths of materials ; in calculating latitudes and longitudes on the earth's surface ; and in solving similar problems.
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Book cover: Practical Mathematics for BeginnersPractical Mathematics for Beginners
by - Macmillan and co ,
From the table of contents: Arithmetic; Plane Geometry; Algebra; British and Metric Units; Logarithms; Slide Rule; Ratios; Use of Squared Paper; Mensuration. Area of Parallelogram. Triangle. Circumference of Circle. Area of a Circle; etc.
(15451 views)
Book cover: Philosophy and Fun of AlgebraPhilosophy and Fun of Algebra
by - C. W. Daniel ,
Contents: From Arithmetic To Algebra; The Making of Algebras; Simultaneous Problems; Partial Solutions, Elements of Complexity; Mathematical Certainty; The First Hebrew Algebra; How to Choose Our Hypotheses; The Limits of the Teacher's Function; etc.
(7466 views)
Book cover: Mathematics at the Edge of the Rational UniverseMathematics at the Edge of the Rational Universe
by - Macquarie University ,
This book will take you on a journey to the extreme regions, just before the point where logic breaks down. It discusses the impossible, the infinite, the unimaginable, the uncomputable and the undecidable. Our motivation will be that of an explorer.
(8798 views)
Book cover: Symbolic LogicSymbolic Logic
by - Macmillan and co ,
Here you see Carroll the mathematician at his playful best. This isn't about modern symbolic logic but about ways of expressing classical logic with symbols. It's loaded with amusing problems to delight any mathematical puzzler.
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Book cover: Elementary MathematicsElementary Mathematics
by - Macquarie University ,
Basic algebra, matrices, trigonometry, indices and logarithms, polynomial equations, inequalities and absolute values, progressions, counting techniques, complex numbers, functions and lines, introduction to differentiation and integration.
(9125 views)
Book cover: Flatland: A Romance of Many DimensionsFlatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions
by - Seeley and Co. ,
The book gives some accessible and charming explanations of geometry and physics for the curious non-mathematician. Flatland imagines a two-dimensional world inhabited by sentient geometric shapes who think their planar world is all there is.
(13329 views)
Book cover: Mathematical Measures, Mathematical Pleasures, Mathematical TreasuresMathematical Measures, Mathematical Pleasures, Mathematical Treasures
by - Lulu.com ,
The book for people of all ages and abilities, an attempt to bring mathematics and geometry to everyone in a simple manner. Do you know what a square root is? What is an irrational number? Can you explain the Pythagorean Theorem?
(10630 views)