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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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  • Beyond Infinity
    Beyond Infinity (English, Paperback) Eugenia Cheng

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2017 ROYAL SOCIETY SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE ...

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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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  • 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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  • The Great Mathematical Problems
    The Great Mathematical Problems (English, Paperback) Ian Stewart

    There are some mathematical problems whose significance goes beyond the ordinary - like Fermat's Last Theorem or Goldbach's Conjecture. This book explains why these problems exist, why they matter, what drives mathematicians to incredible lengths to solve them and where they stand in the context of mathematics and science as a whole.

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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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  • Alex's Adventures in Numberland
    Alex's Adventures in Numberland (Paperback) Alex Bellos

    The Sunday Times bestsellerShortlisted for the BBC Samuel Johnson Prize

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  • Professor Stewart's Casebook of Mathematical Mysteries
    Professor Stewart's Casebook of Mathematical Mysteries (English, Paperback) Ian Stewart

    Like its wildly popular predecessors Cabinet of Mathematical Curiosities and Hoard of Mathematical Treasures, Professor Stewart's brand-new book is a miscellany of over 150 mathematical curios and conundrums, packed with trademark humour and numerous illustrations.In addition to the fascinating formulae and thrilling theorems familiar to Professor Stewart's fans, the Casebook follows the...

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  • Soccermatics
    Soccermatics (English, Hardback) David Sumpter

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

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  • The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets
    The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets (English, Paperback) Dr. Simon Singh

    You may have watched hundreds of episodes of The Simpsons (and its sister show Futurama) without ever realising that they contain enough maths to form an entire university course. In The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets, Simon Singh explains how the brilliant writers, some of the mathematicians, have smuggled in mathematical jokes throughout the cartoon's twenty-five year history, exploring...

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  • Math Jokes 4 Mathy Folks
    Math Jokes 4 Mathy Folks (English, Paperback) G. Patrick Vennebush

    Math Jokes 4 Mathy Folks is an absolute gem...---Jim Rubillo Professor Emeritus, Bucks County Community College, Newtown, PA...

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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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  • The Calculus of Happiness
    The Calculus of Happiness (English, Hardback) Oscar E. Fernandez

    How math holds the keys to improving one's health, wealth, and love life...

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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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  • The Math Book
    The Math Book (English, Paperback) Clifford A. Pickover

    Beginning millions of years ago with ancient "ant odometers" and moving through time to our modern-day quest for new dimensions, this title covers 250 milestones in mathematical history. It helps readers learn about: cicada-generated prime numbers, magic squares from centuries ago, the discovery of pi and calculus, and the butterfly effect.

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  • Wonders Beyond Numbers
    Wonders Beyond Numbers (English, Hardback) Johnny Ball

    An all-encompassing history of mathematics from beloved TV presenter Johnny Ball.

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  • The Joy of X
    The Joy of X (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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  • The Norm Chronicles
    The Norm Chronicles (English, Paperback) David Spiegelhalter, Michael Blastland

    Meet Norm. He's 31, 5'9", just over 13 stone, and works a 39 hour week. He likes a drink, doesn't do enough exercise and occasionally treats himself to a bar of chocolate (milk). He's a pretty average kind of guy. In fact, he is the average guy in this clever and unusual take on statistical risk, chance, and how these two factors affect our everyday choices. Watch as Norm (who, like all average...

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  • Four Colors Suffice
    Four Colors Suffice (English, Paperback) Robin Wilson

    On October 23, 1852, Professor Augustus De Morgan wrote a letter to a colleague, unaware that he was launching one of the most famous mathematical conundrums in history - one that would confound thousands of puzzlers for more than a century. This book tells the amazing story of how the "map problem" was solved.

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  • I Used to Know That
    I Used to Know That (Paperback) Chris Waring

    Brush up on your mental arithmetic, including percentages, averages and recurring decimals or work on your trigonometry skills, from Pythagoras' Theorem to triangle areas and angles. I Used To Know That: Maths is a fun and accessible way to re-visit all those useful tips and maths tricks that you have forgotten from your school days.

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