Category: Mathematics | Reading Level: very good

"Science and Hypothesis" is a study written in 1902, by the French mathematician, Henri Poincar . It was designed with non-specialist readers in mind, and contains information on mathematics, space, physics and biology. The main theme of this work is that the absolute truth of science is non-existent. I ...Show more

Category: Mathematics | Reading Level: near fine

From the archives of the world's most famous newspaper comes a collection of its very best writing on mathematics. The New York Times Book of Mathematics gathers more than 110 articles written from 1892 to 2010 that cover statistics, coincidences, chaos theory, cryptography and many other topics. Edited ...Show more

Category: Mathematics | Series: Introducing... S. | Reading Level: very good

Introducing Mathematics traces the story of mathematics from the ancient world to modern times, describing the great discoveries and providing an accessible introduction to such topics as number-systems, geometry and algebra, calculus, the theory of the infinite, statistical reasoning and chaos theory. ...Show more

Category: Mathematics | Reading Level: very good

Category: Mathematics | Series: Dover Books on Mathematics Ser. | Reading Level: very good

This unusually well-written, skillfully organized introductory text provides an exhaustive survey of ordinary differential equations — equations which express the relationship between variables and their derivatives. In a disarmingly simple, step-by-step style that never sacrifices mathematical ri ...Show more

Category: Mathematics | Reading Level: near fine

Exposing readers to some of today's most exciting and progressive research topics, this diverse compilation of case studies illustrates the unifying role of applied mathematics throughout the biological sciences. Written by leaders in the field, the cases demonstrate how successful modelers have used m ...Show more

Category: Mathematics | Reading Level: very good

For undergraduate-level courses in the History of Mathematics, or Liberal Arts Mathematics. Perfect for the non-math major, this inexpensive paperback text uses lively language to put mathematics in an interesting, historical context and points out the many links to art, philosophy, music, computers, n ...Show more

Category: Mathematics | Reading Level: very good

Appropriate for upper level undergraduate and graduate courses in Mathematical Modeling offered in math, engineering departments, and applied math departments. Prerequisite is some exposure to differential equations and to matrices. This accessible and practical text is designed to nurture a "modeling i ...Show more

Category: Mathematics | Reading Level: very good

Application-oriented introduction relates the subject as closely as possible to science. In-depth explorations of the derivative, the differentiation and integration of the powers of x, and theorems on differentiation and antidifferentiation lead to a definition of the chain rule and examinations of tri ...Show more

Category: Mathematics | Reading Level: very good

Category: Mathematics | Reading Level: very good

What's a 'firkin'? Is a tardigrade animal, vegetable or mineral? How fast is Usain Bolt ... really? And what's the record for the most lobster rolls eaten in 10 minutes? All these questions and more are answered in Adam Spencer's World of Numbers. This is a book for young and old - for anyone who's ever ...Show more

Category: Science | Reading Level: good

The Cube is an imaginary game that holds a secret you are dared not to reveal.