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Magnificent Mistakes in Mathematics
Requiring no more than high-school-level math competency, this playful excursion through the nuances of math will give you a better grasp of this fundamental, all-important science. Veteran math educators demonstrate how some "magnificent mistakes" had profound consequences for our understanding of mathematics' key concepts. In the nineteenth century, English mathematician William Shanks spentTheir Tales, Types, and Treasures
Did you grow up thinking math is boring? It’s time to reconsider. This book will teach you everything you ever wondered about numbers—and more.How and why did human beings first start using numbers at the dawn of history? Would numbers exist if we Homo sapiens weren’t around to discover them? What’s so special about weird numbers like pi and the Fibonacci sequence? What about rational, irrational,Geometry, Its Elements and Structure
With its coverage of plane, solid, coordinate, vector, and non-Euclidean geometry, this text is suitable for high school, college, and continuing education courses as well as independent study. Each new topic is carefully developed and clarified with many examples. More than 2,000 illustrations help students visualize the problems. Every set of exercises is preceded by numerous examples withA Treasure Trove of Unexpected Entertainments
An innovative and appealing way for the layperson to develop math skills--while actually enjoying itMost people agree that math is important, but few would say it's fun. This book will show you that the subject you learned to hate in high school can be as entertaining as a witty remark, as engrossing as the mystery novel you can't put down--in short, fun! As veteran math educators Posamentier andChallenging Problems in Algebra
Designed for high school students and teachers with an interest in mathematical problem-solving, this stimulating collection includes more than 300 problems that are "off the beaten path" — i.e., problems that give a new twist to familiar topics that introduce unfamiliar topics. With few exceptions, their solution requires little more than some knowledge of elementary algebra, though a dash ofChallenging Problems in Geometry
Designed for high school students and teachers with an interest in mathematical problem-solving, this volume offers a wealth of nonroutine problems in geometry that stimulate students to explore unfamiliar or little-known aspects of mathematics. Included are nearly 200 problems dealing with congruence and parallelism, the Pythagorean theorem, circles, area relationships, Ptolemy and the cyclicCalculus: A Complete Introduction: Teach Yourself
Calculus: A Complete Introduction is the most comprehensive yet easy-to-use introduction to using calculus. Written by a leading expert, this book will help you if you are studying for an important exam or essay, or if you simply want to improve your knowledge. The book covers all areas of calculus, including functions, gradients, rates of change, differentiation, exponential and logarithmicVisual Intuitionism: The Handbook of use of visual logic thinking in everyday life
This book presents the technique of visual logic thinking. The technique consists of separate consecutive parts, which as whole become "skeleton" for information processing with following topics: mnemonic technique of memorization of events and dialogues, visual analysis of events in space and time, visualization of semantic connections and taxonomical groups of abstract essences, estimation of