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  • Reverse Mathematics by John Stillwell
    Reverse Mathematics (English, Hardback) John Stillwell

    This book presents reverse mathematics to a general mathematical audience for the first time. Reverse mathematics is a new field that answers some old questions. In the two thousand years that mathematicians have been deriving theorems from axioms, it has often been asked: which axioms are needed to prove a given theorem? Only in the last two hundred years have some of these questions been...

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  • Essential MATLAB for Engineers and Scientists by Brian D. Hahn
    Essential MATLAB for Engineers and Scientists (English, Paperback) Brian D. Hahn, Daniel Valentine

    Essential MATLAB for Engineers and Scientists, Sixth Edition, provides a concise, balanced overview of MATLAB's functionality that facilitates independent learning, with coverage of both the fundamentals and applications. The essentials of MATLAB are illustrated throughout, featuring complete coverage of the software's windows and menus. Program design and algorithm development are presented...

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  • The GCHQ Puzzle Book by GCHQ
    The GCHQ Puzzle Book (Paperback) GCHQ

    Would GCHQ recruit you? Pit your wits against the people who cracked Enigma in the official puzzle book from Britain's secretive intelligence organisation . . . ...

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  • To Mock a Mockingbird: and Other Logic Puzzles by Raymond Smullyan
    To Mock a Mockingbird: and Other Logic Puzzles (Paperback) Raymond Smullyan

    In this entertaining and challenging collection of logic puzzles, Raymond Smullyan-author of Forever Undecided-continues to delight and astonish us with his gift for making available, in the thoroughly pleasurable form of puzzles, some of the most important mathematical thinking of our time.

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  • Goedel's Incompleteness Theorems by Raymond M. Smullyan
    Goedel's Incompleteness Theorems (English, Hardback) Raymond M. Smullyan

    An introduction to the work of the mathematical logician Kurt Godel, which guides the reader through his Theorem of Undecidability and his theories on the completeness of logic, the incompleteness of numbers and the consistency of the axiom of choice.

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  • Logic: A Very Short Introduction by Graham Priest
    Logic: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) Graham Priest

    Graham Priest shows that formal logic is a powerful, exciting part of modern philosophy - a tool for thinking about everything from the existence of God and the reality of time to paradoxes of probability. Explaining formal logic in simple, non-technical terms, this edition includes new sections on mathematical algorithms, axioms, and proofs.

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  • Functional Skills Maths In Context Health & Social Care Workbook Entry 3 - Level 2 by Debbie Holder
    Functional Skills Maths In Context Health & Social Care Workbook Entry 3 - Level 2 (English, Mixed media product) Debbie Holder, Veronica Thomas

    This full colour and visually engaging workbook is designed to help you learn and the master the necessary Functional Skills in Maths at your required level. With examples and questions written specifically for Health and Social Care, you will understand the relevance of Functional Skills and be able to apply them in the workplace.

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  • Computability and Logic by George S. Boolos
    Computability and Logic (English, Paperback) George S. Boolos, John P. Burgess

    Computability and Logic is a classic because of its accessibility to students without a mathematical background. This fifth edition was first published in 2007.

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  • The Canterbury Puzzles by Mrs. Henry Dudeney
    The Canterbury Puzzles (English, Paperback) Mrs. Henry Dudeney

    "Regular exercise is supposed to be as necessary for the brain as for the body. Many of us are very apt to suffer from mental cobwebs, and there is nothing equal to the solving of puzzles for sweeping them away." - Henry Dudeney (1847-1930) First published in 1907, Dudeney's The Canterbury Puzzles is a classic of the genre, based on characters from Chaucer's Tales. The book contains 114 puzzles...

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  • Mathematics for the IB Diploma Study and Revision Guide by Ferenc Beleznay
    Mathematics for the IB Diploma Study and Revision Guide (English, Paperback) Ferenc Beleznay

    Simplify your exam preparation with help from an IB Mathematics expert.

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  • Elements of Mathematics by John Stillwell
    Elements of Mathematics (English, Paperback) John Stillwell

    Elements of Mathematics takes readers on a fascinating tour that begins in elementary mathematics?but, as John Stillwell shows, this subject is not as elementary or straightforward as one might think. Not all topics that are part of today's elementary mathematics were always considered as such, and great mathematical advances and discoveries had to occur in order for certain subjects to become...

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  • Basic Category Theory by Tom Leinster
    Basic Category Theory (English, Hardback) Tom Leinster

    A short introduction ideal for students learning category theory for the first time.

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  • The Foundations of Mathematics by Ian Stewart
    The Foundations of Mathematics (English, Paperback) Ian Stewart, David Tall

    The transition from school to university mathematics is seldom straightforward. Students are faced with a disconnect between the algorithmic and informal attitude to mathematics at school, versus a new emphasis on proof, based on logic, and a more abstract development of general concepts, based on set theory. This book bridges the divide.

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  • A Course on Basic Model Theory by Haimanti Sarbadhikari
    A Course on Basic Model Theory (English, Hardback) Haimanti Sarbadhikari, Shashi Mohan Srivastava

    This self-contained book is an exposition of the fundamental ideas of model theory. It presents the necessary background from logic, set theory and other topics of mathematics. It is primarily aimed at graduate students in mathematical logic who want to specialise in model theory.

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  • Ada's Algorithm by James Essinger
    Ada's Algorithm (Paperback) James Essinger

    How Ada Lovelace, Lord Byron's daughter, became the world's first computer programmer in 1842 and would have started the digital age.

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  • A Beginner's Guide to Mathematical Logic by Raymond Smullyan
    A Beginner's Guide to Mathematical Logic (English, Paperback) Raymond Smullyan

    Combining stories of great writers and philosophers with quotations and riddles, this original text for first courses in mathematical logic examines problems related to proofs, propositional logic and first-order logic, undecidability, and other topics. 2014 edition.

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  • Proof Patterns by Mark Joshi
    Proof Patterns (English, Paperback) Mark Joshi

    This innovative textbook introduces a new pattern-based approach to learning proof methods in the mathematical sciences.

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  • Arithmetic by Paul Lockhart
    Arithmetic (English, Hardback) Paul Lockhart

    Paul Lockhart reveals arithmetic not as the rote manipulation of numbers but as a set of ideas that exhibit the surprising behaviors usually reserved for higher branches of mathematics. In this entertaining survey, he explores the nature of counting and different number systems-Western and non-Western-and weighs the pluses and minuses of each.

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  • e: The Story of a Number by Eli Maor
    e: The Story of a Number (English, Paperback) Eli Maor

    The interest earned on a bank account, the arrangement of seeds in a sunflower, and the shape of the Gateway Arch in St. Louis are all intimately connected with the mysterious number e. In this informal and engaging history, Eli Maor portrays the curious characters and the elegant mathematics that lie behind the number. Designed for a reader with only a modest mathematical background, this...

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