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  • Seventeen Equations that Changed the World
    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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  • Secrets Of Mental Math
    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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  • Mathematics Rebooted
    Mathematics Rebooted (English, Hardback) Lara Alcock

    Would you like to understand more about mathematics? Perhaps at school you liked it for a while but were put off because you missed a key idea and kept getting stuck. Whatever the case, this book is for you.

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  • Soccermatics
    Soccermatics (English, Paperback) David Sumpter

    Soccer as you have never viewed it before--an eye-opening presentation of the world's favorite sport.

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  • Euler's Pioneering Equation
    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 Mathematics of Love
    The Mathematics of Love (English, Hardback) Hannah Fry

    A smart, funny and provocative look at the mathematics of love

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  • Foolproof, and Other Mathematical Meditations
    Foolproof, and Other Mathematical Meditations (English, Hardback) Brian Hayes

    A collection of math-oriented essays previously published in Scientific American, and American Scientist. One is titled Foolproof.

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  • The Drunkard's Walk
    The Drunkard's Walk (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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  • The Numbers Game
    The Numbers Game (Paperback) Chris Anderson, David Sally

    What if the numbers that really matter, the ones that hold the key to winning matches, are actually 2.66, 53.4, 50/50, and 0 > 1? What if managers only make a 15 per cent difference? What if Chelsea should have bought Darren Bent? This book shows that every shred of knowledge we can gather can help us to love football and understand it even more.

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  • An Imaginary Tale
    An Imaginary Tale (English, Paperback) Paul J. Nahin

    In the title, "[the square root of minus one]" appears as a radical over "-1."

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  • Fearless Symmetry
    Fearless Symmetry (English, Paperback) Avner Ash, Robert Gross

    Mathematicians solve equations, or try to. But sometimes the solutions are not as interesting as the beautiful symmetric patterns that lead to them. This book discusses these elegant and mysterious patterns and the ingenious techniques mathematicians use to uncover them. It addresses representation theory and reciprocity laws.

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  • Why Do Buses Come in Threes?
    Why Do Buses Come in Threes? (Paperback) Rob Eastaway, Jeremy Wyndham

    With a foreword by Tim Rice, this book will change the way you see the world.

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  • Does God Play Dice?
    Does God Play Dice? (Paperback) Ian Stewart

    Since the dramatic discovery of the mathematical concept of chaos in 1989, the controversy of its contents has settled down. This edition takes a fresh look at its achievements and potential. It includes the practical applications of chaos theory, such as developing intelligent heart pacemakers, and provides a fresh answer to Einstien's question.

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  • Magical Mathematics
    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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  • Finding Moonshine
    Finding Moonshine (Paperback) Marcus du Sautoy

    This new book from the author of 'The Music of the Primes' combines a personal insight into the mind of a working mathematician with the story of one of the biggest adventures in mathematics: the search for symmetry.

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  • Creating Symmetry
    Creating Symmetry (English, Hardback) Frank A. Farris

    This lavishly illustrated book provides a hands-on, step-by-step introduction to the intriguing mathematics of symmetry. Instead of breaking up patterns into blocks--a sort of potato-stamp method--Frank Farris offers a completely new waveform approach that enables you to create an endless variety of rosettes, friezes, and wallpaper patterns: dazzling art images where the beauty of nature meets the...

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  • Basic Mathematics: An Introduction: Teach Yourself
    Basic Mathematics: An Introduction: Teach Yourself (English, Paperback) Alan Graham

    A bestselling introductory course, complete with exercises, that has been proven to help beginners or strugglers become confident in a short space of time.

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  • Sodding Sums
    Sodding Sums (Paperback) Hywel Carver

    Sodding Sums will subtract stress and divide difficulty so you no longer feel clueless when challenged by maths.

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  • How to Fold It
    How to Fold It (English, Paperback) Joseph O'Rourke

    Discover and understand mathematical theorems through paper folding, starting with high school algebra and geometry through to more advanced concepts.

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  • The Signal and the Noise
    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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