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 | 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: 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

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.

Category: Science | Series: Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, and Publishing Ser. | Reading Level: very good

People who work well with numbers are often stymied by how to write about them. Those who don't often work with numbers have an even tougher time trying to put them into words. For instance, scientists and policy analysts learn to calculate and interpret numbers, but not how to explain them to a general ...Show more

Category: Science | Reading Level: good

Robert hates maths; his teacher does nothing for him. Then one night, a fierce and inspiring imp appears to him in a dream, and for the next eleven nights takes him on a wonderful journey through the strange world of numbers. This is an educational book, in the best sense of the word: extremely we ...Show more

Category: Science | Reading Level: very good

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