1411 books (71 pages) in this category

Challenging Problems in Geometry

by ALFRED S. POSAMENTIER

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 ...

ISBN: 9780486691541

Binding: Paperback

A First Course in Data Analysisand Inference

by C. J. Wild

A text for the non-majors introductory statistics service course. The chapters--including Web site material--can be organized for one or two semester sequences; algrebra is the mathematics prerequisite. Web site chapters on quality control, ...

ISBN: 9780471329367

Binding: Hardback

by HORACE C. LEVINSON

'The style is clear and lively. The treatment ... is remarkably accurate. In short, it is a good book."" - Scientific MonthlyTo understand the laws behind chance and probability, you don't need a degree or other formal training in mathematics; ...

ISBN: 9780486419978

Binding: Paperback

The Laws of Chance and How They Can Work for You

by Robert Matthews

<p>Over the years, some very smart people have thought they understood the rules of chance - only to fail dismally. Whether you call it probability, risk, or uncertainty, the workings of chance often defy common sense. Fortunately, advances in ...

ISBN: 9781510723795

Binding: Hardback

Character Theory of Finite Groups

by I. MARTIN ISAACS

""The book is a pleasure to read. There is no question but that it will become, and deserves to be, a widely used textbook and reference."" - Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society.Character theory provides a powerful tool for proving ...

ISBN: 9780486680149

Binding: Paperback

Chebyshev and Fourier Spectral Methods

by JOHN P. BOYD

Completely revised text focuses on use of spectral methods to solve boundary value, eigenvalue, and time-dependent problems, but also covers Hermite, Laguerre, rational Chebyshev, sinc, and spherical harmonic functions, as well as cardinal ...

ISBN: 9780486411835

Binding: Paperback

Chess Mysteries of Sherlock Holmes

by RAYMOND M SMULLYAN

Join the master sleuth as he and Dr. Watson examine interrupted chess matches at clubs and country homes, examining the pieces' current positions to identify previous moves. Rather than predicting the outcome of these games, the Baker Street duo

ISBN: 9780486482019

Binding: Paperback

Chinese Mathematics in the Thirteenth Century

by ULRICH LIBBRECHT

An exploration of the life and work of the thirteenth-century mathematician Ch'in, this fascinating book examines a range of mathematical issues that reflect Chinese life of a millennium ago. Its first part consists of four closely related ...

ISBN: 9780486446196

Binding: Paperback

by James Adams

Climate change is the greatest single problem we face as a planet. This important introduction skilfully guides us through the complex mix of scientific, political, social, and environmental issues to examine the manifold threats it poses and ...

ISBN: 9781743104675

Binding: CD-Extra

Audio BookA Methodologic Perspective, Second Edition

by Steven Piantadosi

ISBN: 9780471727811

Binding: Hardback

by Donna Postel

Would you drink milk from a cloned cow? Should we clone extinct or endangered species? Are we justified in using stem cells to develop cures? When will we clone the first human? Ever since Dolly the sheep, such questions have rarely been far ...

ISBN: 9781743104682

Binding: CD-Extra

Audio Bookby Vicky Neale

Since 2013, mathematicians from around the world have made dramatic progress on a problem in number theory that goes back centuries, the Twin Primes Conjecture, which asserts that there are infinitely many pairs of prime numbers that differ by 2

ISBN: 9780198788287

Binding: Hardback

Cohomology and Differential Forms

by IZU VAISMAN

This monograph explores the cohomological theory of manifolds with various sheaves and its application to differential geometry. Based on lectures given by author Izu Vaisman at Romania's University of Iasi, the treatment is suitable for ...

ISBN: 9780486804835

Binding: Paperback

Cohomology Operations and Applications in Homotopy Theory

by ROBERT E MOSHER

Cohomology operations are at the center of a major area of activity in algebraic topology. This technique for supplementing and enriching the algebraic structure of the cohomology ring has been instrumental to important progress in general ...

ISBN: 9780486466644

Binding: Paperback

Collected Works of Bernhard Riemann

by BERNHARD RIEMANN

Printed in the original German, this highly prized, unabridged text of the complete works of the legendary mathematician includes 31 monographs, three complete lecture courses, and 15 miscellaneous papers. Major influences on Einstein, de ...

ISBN: 9780486812434

Binding: Paperback

Collection of Problems on Complex Analysis

by L. I. VOLKOVYSKII

This comprehensive collection contains over 1,500 problems on the theory of functions of the complex variable and covers nearly every branch of classical function theory. It will be of special interest to practicing engineers and researchers in ...

ISBN: 9780486669137

Binding: Paperback

by NATHAN ALTSHILLER-COURT

Translated into many languages, this book was in continuous use as the standard university-level text for a quarter-century, until it was revised and enlarged by the author in 1952. World-renowned writer and researcher Nathan Altshiller-Court ...

ISBN: 9780486458052

Binding: Paperback

by IAN P. GOULDEN

This graduate-level text presents an encyclopedic account of the mathematical theory and problem-solving techniques associated with enumeration problems. Its approach blends combinatorial and algebraic ideas to offer insights into a wide variety

ISBN: 9780486435978

Binding: Paperback

Combinatorial Geometry in the Plane

by HUGO HADWIGER

Geared toward advanced undergraduates familiar with analysis and college geometry, this concise book discusses theorems on topics restricted to the plane such as convexity, coverings, and graphs. In addition to helping students cultivate ...

ISBN: 9780486789965

Binding: Paperback