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› Find signed collectible books: 'The Adventures of Penrose the Mathematical Cat'
Penrose, a cat with a knack for math, takes children on an adventurous tour of mathematical concepts from fractals to infinity.
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› Find signed collectible books: 'Fractals, Googols, and Other Mathematical Tales'
A new treasure trove of stories that make mathematical ideas come to life with an unusual cast of characters. This book explores mathematical concepts and topics such as real numbers, exponents, dimensions, and geometry in both serious and humorous ways. 50 line drawings.
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› Find signed collectible books: 'Further Adventures of Penrose the Mathematical Cat'
Penrose, no ordinary cat, takes us on an adventurous tour of mathematical concepts and characters. Now he takes off again on new adventures.
Join him as he .....discovers the mathematical rep-tiles…meets x, the mathematical actor..... is overpowered by a hoard of numbers …stumbles onto the math rods… has a close encounter with Probably… discovers how 1+1!=2 … helps Sorry Snowflake find its symmetry … takes on Napiers hot rods … crosses pis path … learns that mathematical doughnuts are not for dunking …tantalizes, teases and perplexes us with his puzzles and games.
These amusing and informative tales are just a few of many enchanting stories written in the authors captivating style that is sure to make mathematics entertaining. The reader will gain new insights and appreciation for mathematics and its many facets.
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› Find signed collectible books: 'The Further Adventures Of Penrose The Mathematical Cat (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)'
FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.
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The extensive and authentic recipes are arranged by menus for 22 complete dinners. This format helps take the guesswork out of deciding what to serve with what. Special sections on desserts, breads, wines, coffee, cheeses, herbs and delicacies from the vendors.
› Find signed collectible books: 'The Joy of Mathematics'
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› Find signed collectible books: 'The Joy of Mathematics: Discovering Mathematics All Around You'
To experience the joy of mathematics is to realize that mathematics is not some isolated subject that has little relationship to the things around us other than to frustrate us with unbalanced checkbooks and complicated computations. Many of the phenomena around us can be described by mathematics. Mathematical concepts are even inherent in the structure of living cells. Author: Theoni PappasGrade 9 +Number of Pages: 240 Paperback Publisher: PappasISBN 0-933174-65-9
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› Find signed collectible books: 'The Magic of Mathematics: Discovering the Spell of Mathematics'
Delves into the world of ideas, explores the spell mathematics casts on our lives, and helps you discover mathematics where you least expect it. Be spellbound by the mathematical designs found in nature. Learn how knots may untie the mysteries of life. Be mesmerized by the computer revolution. Discover how the hidden forces of mathematics -hold architectural structures together -connect your telephone calls -help airplanes get off the ground - solve the mysteries of the living cell. See how some artists use a mathematical palette in their works and how many writers draw upon the wealth of its ideas. Experience all this in The Magic of Mathematics.
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A book that brings mathematics to life in stories, puzzles and challenges.
Here we find -
" How the fractions were squeezed between the whole numbers
" Witness the rise and fall of the Roman numerals
" Do mental gymnastics with intriguing puzzles
" Challenge a friend to a special game
" Help factorials cut things down to size
" Discover what's a zillion
" Learn the magic of binary cards
" and many more topics
A TOTAL of 41 fascinating topics all presented with the Pappas flair we have come to recognize and enjoy.
- Helps kids find out that mathematics is more than just computation. -
- Lets them discover the world of mathematics.-
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Whether it's stuff in your kitchen or garden, stuff that powers your car or your body, stuff that helps you work, communicate or play, or stuff that you've never heard of you can bet that mathematics is there.
MATH STUFF brings it all in the open in the Pappas style.
Not many people think of mathematics as fascinating, exciting and invaluable. Yet Pappas writes about math ideas in such a way that conveys its often overlooked fascination, excitement, and worth. MATH STUFF deals with 38 topics in an non-threatening way that piques our curiosities. Open the book at random, and learn about such topics a:s what a holyhedron is, how computers get stressed, how e-paper will work, how codes and numbers work with our bodies.
Read about up-to-date math ideas and how they will impact our lives.
By the end of this book you will think "Mathematics is the stuff that dreams are made of."
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Math Talk Presents mathematical ideas through poetic dialogues intended to be read by two people. Full description
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This entertaining book of mathematical days exercises the brain with confounding puzzles, intriguing math problems, and, of course, detailed solutions to all the conundrums. Readers will enjoy 366 days' worth of stimulating math.
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This journey across the spectrum of human activities takes a creative look at the role mathematics has played since prehistoric times. From its many uses in medicine and its appearance in artwork to its patterns in nature and its central role in the development of computers, mathematics is presented in a fun-to-read, nonthreatening manner.
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Mathematical Scandals Mathematics can be a passionate subject, and this text introduces the human sides and foibles of mathematics and mathematicians. Each scandal is introduced by a vignette which, although fictional, follows factual historical accounts. Full description
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› Find signed collectible books: 'Mathematical Snippets: Exploring mathematical ideas in small bites'
From nutritional labels and box office statistics to terabytes and megapixels, the 21st century world is awash in numbers. How can the average Joe or Jane make sense of all that data? The key, Theoni Pappas argues, is math. In Mathematical Snippets, she draws readers into the fascinating world of math without overwhelming them with mind-numbing equations. Short, engaging sections on everything from golf to game theory introduce mathematical concepts and celebrate maths impact on daily life.
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Now in its 25th year, this math calendar comes with games, stories, puzzles, and brainteasers for each day of the year. Popular with teachers, students, engineers, math buffs, and puzzle lovers of all kinds, this calendar continues to give people a new perspective on math -- that it can stimulate curiosity, tantalize the imagination, and provide endless entertainment. Every day of every month has a problem whose solution is the date; the challenge lies in figuring out how to arrive at the answer. The problems range from arithmetic to calculus and are accompanied by informative and often humorous text and exciting graphics.
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› Find signed collectible books: 'The Mathematics Calendar 2005: The Landscape and Random Numbers Plus Eleven More Topics'
Featuring games, stories, brainteasers, and fascinating graphics, this popular calendar stimulates curiosity, opens up the imagination, and provides entertainment for every day of the year. The box for each date contains a problem whose solution is the date itself - the challenge lies in figuring out how to arrive there, and possibly discovering more than one method. In addition, every month offers a treasure trove of information: how random numbers shape the landscape, Zeno's zany paradoxes, the Möbius strip, prime twins, mathematical connections between codes, new technologies, the workings of lighthouses, and much more.
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› Find signed collectible books: 'The Mathematics Calendar 2006'
Twenty-seven years after its inception, The Mathematics Calendar continues to inspire and intrigue teachers, students, math buffs, and puzzle lovers. Topics this year include how biomathematics works with the human genome, the math behind the elevator to space, goofs by famous mathematicians, and more. Each day of every month has an ingenious feature: a problem whose solution is the date! The challenge lies in figuring out how to arrive there, possibly by more than one method. The wealth of fun facts, puzzles, and snappy graphics make this calendar entertaining every day of the year.
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› Find signed collectible books: 'The Mathematics Calendar 2007: Discovering the Beauty, Intrigue and Influence of Mathematics'
Each day of every month of this wonderful calendar has its own math problem, whose solution is the date. The fun lies in figuring out how to arrive at the answer, and possibly discovering more than one way to do it. In addition to the daily puzzles, each month features an intriguing math topic, such as “Are Plants Computing? More than just a place to make note of birthdays and dentists appointments, The Math Calendar demystifies the subject, making it approachable and even downright fun.
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› Find signed collectible books: 'The Mathematics Calendar 2008: Exploring the Ever Evolving Worlds of Mathematics'
Nearly 30 years after its inception, The Mathematics Calendar continues to inspire awe with cutting-edge math topics, exciting graphics, and mind-boggling problems. It demystifies mathematical concepts, making them accessible through games, puzzles, and stories. Each month of the year highlights a different intriguing math-related subject, from data mining to migration to pyramids to photography, and features a wealth of fascinating information. What's more, for every single day of the year the calendar features a math problem whose solution is the date. The fun lies in figuring out how to arrive at the answer. More than just another good-looking calendar, The Mathematics Calendar 2008 stimulates the imagination and serves as a daily reminder that not only does math exert a profound influence on science, technology, nature, and the arts, but that the subject is downright enjoyable.
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Now in its 30th year, The Mathematics Calendar demystifies math making it exciting and accessible. Each day features a different brainteaser whose solution is the date — the fun lies in figuring out how to arrive at the answer. Twelve fascinating monthly topics illustrate the role math plays in science, architecture, the arts, and everyday life. This years topics include Eschers “Print Gallery, the columns at St. Peters Square, satellite photography, green architecture, and stem cell research. With its creative, eye-catching design, this handsome wall calendar is as enjoyable to look at as it is to solve.
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› Find signed collectible books: 'More Joy of Mathematics: Exploring Mathematics All Around You'
This sequel to the popular title furthers a reader's appreciation of just how mathematics is connected to the everyday world--and how a grasp of essential concepts can enrich one's life in innumerable ways. This fresh and lively approach to mathematics--appealing even to those who are intimidated by the world of numbers--unlocks the pleasures, mysteries, and practical applications of hundreds of mathematical concepts.
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