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  • Seventeen Equations that Changed the World by John Davey
    Seventeen Equations that Changed the World (English, Paperback) Ian Stewart

    Examines seventeen groundbreaking equations that have altered the course of human history. This book explores how Pythagoras' Theorem led to GPS and SatNav; how logarithms are applied in architecture; why imaginary numbers were important in the development of the digital camera, and what is really going on with Schrodinger's cat.

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  • Algebra: A Complete Introduction by Hugh Neill
    Algebra: A Complete Introduction (English, Paperback) Hugh Neill

    This bestelling introductory course covers all the key areas of algebra including elementary operations, linear equations, formulae, simultaneous equations, quadratic equations, logarithms, variation, laws and sequences.

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  • Linear Algebra by Serge Lang
    Linear Algebra (English, Paperback) Serge Lang

    This book begins with an exposition of the basic theory of vector spaces and proceeds to explain the fundamental structure theorem for linear maps, including eigenvectors and eigenvalues, quadratic and hermitian forms, diagnolization of symmetric, hermitian, and unitary linear maps and matrices, triangulation, and Jordan canonical form.

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  • Abstract Algebra by Gregory T. Lee
    Abstract Algebra (English, Paperback) Gregory T. Lee

    This carefully written textbook offers a thorough introduction to abstract algebra, covering the fundamentals of groups, rings and fields. An introduction to ring theory follows, leading to a discussion of fields and polynomials that includes sections on splitting fields and the construction of finite fields.

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  • Algebra I Essentials For Dummies by Mary Jane Sterling
    Algebra I Essentials For Dummies (English, Paperback) Mary Jane Sterling

    With its use of multiple variables, functions, and formulas algebra can be confusing and overwhelming to learn and easy to forget.

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  • Linear Algebra and Analytic Geometry for Physical Sciences by Giovanni Landi
    Linear Algebra and Analytic Geometry for Physical Sciences (English, Paperback) Giovanni Landi, Alessandro Zampini

    A self-contained introduction to finite dimensional vector spaces, matrices, systems of linear equations, spectral analysis on euclidean and hermitian spaces, affine euclidean geometry, quadratic forms and conic sections.

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  • The Four Pillars of Geometry by John Stillwell
    The Four Pillars of Geometry (English, Hardback) John Stillwell

    This book is unique in that it looks at geometry from 4 different viewpoints - Euclid-style axioms, linear algebra, projective geometry, and groups and their invariants Approach makes the subject accessible to readers of all mathematical tastes, from the visual to the algebraic Abundantly supplemented with figures and exercises

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  • Vectors, Pure and Applied by T. W. Korner
    Vectors, Pure and Applied (English, Paperback) T. W. Korner

    Whilst many books in linear algebra focus purely on getting students through exams, this text explains both the how and the why of linear algebra, preparing students for further work in abstract algebra, analysis or physics. Its numerous exercises include questions to challenge even the most able student.

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  • Applied Linear Algebra by Peter J. Olver
    Applied Linear Algebra (English, Hardback) Peter J. Olver, Chehrzad Shakiban

    This textbook develops the essential tools of linear algebra, with the goal of imparting technique alongside contextual understanding. Applications go hand-in-hand with theory, each reinforcing and explaining the other. This approach encourages students to develop not only the technical proficiency needed to go on to further study, but an appreciation for when, why, and how the tools of linear...

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  • Number Fields by Daniel A. Marcus
    Number Fields (English, Paperback) Daniel A. Marcus

    Requiring no more than a basic knowledge of abstract algebra, this text presents the mathematics of number fields in a straightforward, pedestrian manner. It therefore avoids local methods and presents proofs in a way that highlights the important parts of the arguments.

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  • Categories for the Working Mathematician by Saunders Mac Lane
    Categories for the Working Mathematician (English, Hardback) Saunders Mac Lane

    This second edition includes a number of revisions and additions, including new chapters on topics of active interest: symmetric monoidal categories and braided monoidal categories, and the coherence theorems for them, as well as 2-categories and the higher dimensional categories which have recently come into prominence.

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  • Introductory Mathematics: Algebra and Analysis by Geoffrey C. Smith
    Introductory Mathematics: Algebra and Analysis (English, Paperback) Geoffrey C. Smith

    This text provides a lively introduction to pure mathematics. It begins with sets, functions and relations, proof by induction and contradiction, complex numbers, vectors and matrices, and provides a brief introduction to group theory.

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  • How to Fall Slower Than Gravity by Paul J. Nahin
    How to Fall Slower Than Gravity (English, Hardback) Paul J. Nahin

    An engaging collection of intriguing problems that shows you how to think like a mathematical physicist...

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  • Cambridge Mathematical Textbooks: A Second Course in Linear Algebra by Stephan Ramon Garcia
    Cambridge Mathematical Textbooks: A Second Course in Linear Algebra (English, Hardback) Stephan Ramon Garcia, Roger A. Horn

    Linear algebra is a fundamental tool in many fields, including mathematics and statistics, computer science, economics, and the physical and biological sciences. This undergraduate textbook offers a complete second course, tailored to help students transition from basic theory to advanced topics with numerous examples, illustrations, and exercises.

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  • Elliptic Tales by Avner Ash
    Elliptic Tales (English, Paperback) Avner Ash, Robert Gross

    Elliptic Tales describes the latest developments in number theory by looking at one of the most exciting unsolved problems in contemporary mathematics?the Birch and Swinnerton-Dyer Conjecture. In this book, Avner Ash and Robert Gross guide readers through the mathematics they need to understand this captivating problem....

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  • Cambridge Mathematical Textbooks: Linear Algebra by Elizabeth S. Meckes
    Cambridge Mathematical Textbooks: Linear Algebra (English, Hardback) Elizabeth S. Meckes, Mark W. Meckes

    Linear Algebra offers a unified treatment of both matrix-oriented and theoretical approaches to the course. Written for students in pure and applied mathematics, as well as physics, engineering, and computer science, it is designed to facilitate the transition from calculus to advanced mathematics.

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  • An Introduction to the Theory of Numbers by G. H. Hardy
    An Introduction to the Theory of Numbers (English, Paperback) G. H. Hardy, E. M. Wright

    The sixth edition of the classic undergraduate text in elementary number theory includes a new chapter on elliptic curves and their role in the proof of Fermat's Last Theorem, a foreword by Andrew Wiles and extensively revised and updated end-of-chapter notes.

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  • Maths for Chemistry by Paul Monk
    Maths for Chemistry (English, Paperback) Paul Monk, Lindsey J. Munro

    Maths for Chemistry recognizes the challenges faced by many students in equipping themselves with the maths skills needed to gain a full understanding of chemistry, offering a carefully-structured and steadily-paced introduction to the essential mathematical concepts all chemistry students should master.

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  • Introduction to Graph Theory by Richard J. Trudeau
    Introduction to Graph Theory (English, Paperback) Richard J. Trudeau

    Aimed at "the mathematically traumatized," this text offers nontechnical coverage of graph theory, with exercises. Discusses planar graphs, Euler's formula, Platonic graphs, coloring, the genus of a graph, Euler walks, Hamilton walks, more. 1976 edition.

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  • Quantum Theory, Groups and Representations by Peter Woit
    Quantum Theory, Groups and Representations (English, Hardback) Peter Woit

    The level of presentation is attractive to mathematics students looking to learn about both quantum mechanics and representation theory, while also appealing to physics students who would like to know more about the mathematics underlying the subject.

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