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  • Wonders Beyond Numbers by Johnny Ball
    Wonders Beyond Numbers (English, Paperback) Johnny Ball

    In this book, Johnny Ball tells one of the most important stories in world history--the story of mathematics. ...

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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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  • Math for Scientists by Natasha Maurits
    Math for Scientists (English, Paperback) Natasha Maurits

    This book reviews math topics relevant to non-mathematics students and scientists, but which they may not have seen or studied for a while. Almost every student or scientist, will at some point run into mathematical formulas or ideas in scientific papers that may be hard to understand, given that formal math education may be some years ago.

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  • Things to Make and Do in the Fourth Dimension by Matt Parker
    Things to Make and Do in the Fourth Dimension (English, Paperback) Matt Parker

    A guide to exploring the world of maths. Starting with simple numbers and algebra, it goes on to deal with inconceivably big numbers in more dimensions than you ever knew existed.

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  • Million Dollar Maths by Hugh Barker
    Million Dollar Maths (English, Hardback) Hugh Barker

    A fun and comprehensive guide to give you the knowledge and inspiration to use maths for your own financial gain.

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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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  • Euler's Pioneering Equation by Robin Wilson
    Euler's Pioneering Equation (English, Hardback) Robin Wilson

    In just seven symbols, with profound and beautiful simplicity, Euler's Equation connects five of the most important numbers in mathematics. Robin Wilson explores each number in turn, then brings them together to consider the power of the equation as a whole.

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  • The Joy of X by Steven Strogatz
    The Joy of X (English, Paperback) Steven Strogatz

    Award-winning Steven Strogatz, one of the foremost popularisers of maths, has written a witty and fascinating account of maths' most compelling ideas and how, so often, they are an integral part of everyday life.

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

    A bestselling introductory course, this book covers all areas of calculus, including functions, gradients, rates of change, differentiation, exponential and logarithmic functions and intgration.

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  • The Signal and the Noise by Nate Silver
    The Signal and the Noise (English, Paperback) Nate Silver

    Reveals how we can all develop better foresight in an uncertain world. From the stock market to the poker table, from earthquakes to the economy, the author takes us on an enthralling insider's tour of the high-stakes world of forecasting, showing how we can use information in a smarter way amid a noise of data - and make predictions in our lives.

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  • The Mathematical Mechanic by Mark Levi
    The Mathematical Mechanic (English, Paperback) Mark Levi

    Did you know it's possible to derive the Pythagorean theorem by spinning a fish tank filled with water? Or that the line of best fit for a data set can be found using a mechanical contraption made from a rod and springs? This title demonstrates how to use physical intuition to solve these and other math problems.

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  • The Drunkard's Walk by Leonard Mlodinow
    The Drunkard's Walk (English, Paperback) Leonard Mlodinow

    Randomness and uncertainty surround everything we do. So why are we so bad at understanding them? This title reveals the psychological illusions that prevent us understanding everything from stock-picking to wine-tasting.

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  • Alex Through the Looking-Glass by Alex Bellos
    Alex Through the Looking-Glass (English, Paperback) Alex Bellos

    From triangles, rotations and power laws, to fractals, cones and curves, bestselling author Alex Bellos takes you on a journey of mathematical discovery with his signature wit, engaging stories and limitless enthusiasm. As he narrates a series of eye-opening encounters with lively personalities all over the world, Alex demonstrates how numbers have come to be our friends, are fascinating and...

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  • Is That a Big Number? by Andrew Elliott
    Is That a Big Number? (English, Hardback) Andrew Elliott

    Impressive numbers are thrown at us by the news every day. They are meant to help us understand, to compare, to evaluate, but in practice they often befuddle rather than enlighten. This entertaining, practical book gives us the tools and tips to decipher the figures, and to enjoy the way numbers enable us to understand our world.

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  • Chaos by James Gleick
    Chaos (English, Paperback) James Gleick

    Chaos brings together work in the field of chaos theory, an extension of classical mechanics, in which simple and complex causes are seen to interact.

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  • The Magic of Maths (INTL PB ED) by Arthur Benjamin
    The Magic of Maths (INTL PB ED) (English, Paperback) Arthur Benjamin

    Finding fun in math's classic problems with America's greatest mathemagician

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  • Magical Mathematics by Persi Diaconis
    Magical Mathematics (English, Paperback) Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

    "Magical Mathematics reveals the secrets of amazing, fun-to-perform card tricks--and the profound mathematical ideas behind them--that will astound even the most accomplished magician. Persi Diaconis and Ron Graham provide easy, step-by-step instructionsfor each trick, explaining how to set up the effect and offering tips on what to say and do while performing it. Each card trick introduces a new...

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  • The Best Writing on Mathematics 2018 by Mircea Pitici
    The Best Writing on Mathematics 2018 (English, Paperback) Mircea Pitici

    The year's finest mathematical writing from around the world...

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  • Secrets Of Mental Math by Arthur Benjamin
    Secrets Of Mental Math (English, Paperback) Arthur Benjamin, Michael Shermer

    Did you know it's easier to add and subtract from left to right, rather than the other way around? That it's possible to square a three-digit number in mere seconds? Regardless of their skill level, with this book, anyone can mentally calculate complex problems with amazing ease.

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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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