1509 books (76 pages) in this category

by PIERRE BERLOQUIN

There are three loops in a tangle of rope. How many are independent, and how many are interlocked?Two knights stand on a chessboard. How many other knights must you add so that each square is occupied or threatened by a knight?Among six ...

ISBN: 9780486789569

Binding: Paperback

100 Great Problems of Elementary Mathematics

by HEINRICH DORRIE

ISBN: 9780486613482

Binding: Paperback

by PIERRE BERLOQUIN

Follow the hour hand and minute hand of a clock for 24 hours. How many times do they form a right angle?Timothy's house has several rooms, each of which has an even number of doors, including doors that lead outside. Is the number of outside ...

ISBN: 9780486789583

Binding: Paperback

101 Dilemmas for the Armchair Scientist

How Do Headphone Wires Get So Tangled?

by Joel Levy

Is running always faster than walking? If you froze your hand in liquid nitrogen and hit it with a hammer, would it shatter? Could you survive in a falling elevator by jumping as it hit the ground? Why can't a fly get out of the toilet? ...

ISBN: 9780857625076

Binding: Hardback

536 Puzzles and Curious Problems

by HENRY E. DUDENEY

For two decades, self-taught mathematician Henry E. Dudeney wrote a puzzle page, ""Perplexities,"" for The Strand Magazine. Martin Gardner, longtime editor of Scientific American's mathematical games column, hailed Dudeney as ""England's ...

ISBN: 9780486796864

Binding: Paperback

by Geoffrey M. Clarke

Expanded and revised to include new computing exercises using actual data along with tips, solutions and a set of updated questions. Computer use is encouraged to facilitate analysis of data sets too large to be done by hand; to assist in the ...

ISBN: 9780470973875

Binding: Paperback

A First Course in Finite Elements

by Jacob Fish

<p>eloped from the authors, combined total of 50 years undergraduate and graduate teaching experience, this book presents the finite element method formulated as a general-purpose numerical procedure for solving engineering problems governed by ...

ISBN: 9780470035801

Binding: Paperback

Nature's Secret Wonder

by Gary Greenberg

Employing the fantastic microphotographic techniques that he developed, Greenberg invites readers to discover the strange and wonderful world that each grain of sand contains. ...

ISBN: 9780760361436

Binding: Paperback

A Guide to Business Statistics

by David M. McEvoy

<p>Featuring an intuitive approach to statistics, this book uniquely fills a gap in the current literature by presenting a comprehensive introduction to the fundamental statistics concepts with in the fields of business and economics. The author

ISBN: 9781119138358

Binding: Paperback

by Carl B. Boyer

<b>The updated new edition of the classic and comprehensive guide to the history of mathematics</b> <p>For more than forty years, <i>A History of Mathematics</i> has been the reference of choice for those looking to learn about the fascinating ...

ISBN: 9780470525487

Binding: Paperback

by Oliver Sacks

When Oliver Sacks, a physician by profession, injured his leg while climbing a mountain, he found himself in an unusual position – that of patient. The injury itself was severe, but straightforward to fix; the psychological effects, however, ...

ISBN: 9781529011357

Binding: CD-Audio

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When Oliver Sacks, a physician by profession, injured his leg while climbing a mountain, he found himself in an unusual position – that of patient. The injury itself was severe, but straightforward to fix; the psychological effects, however, ...

ISBN: 9781529011364

Binding: CD-Extra

Audio BookHow School Cheats Us Out of Our Most Fascinating and Imaginative Art Form

by Paul Lockhart

<div>A manifesto for freeing math from the drudgery of traditional teaching by a brilliant mathematician.</div> ...

ISBN: 9781934137178

Binding: Paperback

Euler's Formula and the Beauty of Mathematics

by David Stipp

ISBN: 9780465093779

Binding: Hardback

Perspectives, Puzzles and Paradoxes in Statistics

by Eric Sowey

<p>A Panorama of Statistics: Perspectives, Puzzles and Paradoxes in Statistics</p> <p> </p> <p><i>Eric Sowey, School of Economics, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia</i></p> <p><i>Peter Petocz, Department of Statistics, ...

ISBN: 9781119075820

Binding: Paperback

Nuclear Winter and the End of the Arms Race

by Carl Sagan

The spread of nuclear weapons to unstable third world countries means that despite the dramatic improvement in US/Soviet relations, we are living in a time of unprecedented danger of nuclear war. In 1982, Professors Sagan and Turco made known ...

ISBN: 9781543617474

Binding: CD-Audio

Audio BookNuclear Winter and the End of the Arms Race

by Carl Sagan

The spread of nuclear weapons to unstable third world countries means that despite the dramatic improvement in US/Soviet relations, we are living in a time of unprecedented danger of nuclear war. In 1982, Professors Sagan and Turco made known ...

ISBN: 9781543617498

Binding: CD-Extra

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