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    Randomness Explained

    Narrated by Tracy Tupman ...

    Unabridged

    45 min

    Randomness is a concept used (and less formally) in mathematics to imply that there is no way to accurately predict an event (to know what will happen before it takes place) or to sense a trend. Anything that is randomly selected for no conscious purpose can be assumed to be simply by chance factor. An illustration of an occurrence random event is a financial windfall, a lottery win. A computer ... Read more

    $7.47 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Egyptian Pyramids Revisited

    Narrated by Susie Hennessy ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 46 min

    SHORT DESCRIPTIONThe new expanded edition provides complete information about the pyramids of Ancient Egypt in the Giza Plateau. It contains the locations and dimensions of interiors and exteriors of these pyramids; the history and builders of the pyramids; theories of construction; theories on their purpose and function; the sacred geometry that was incorporated into the design of the pyramids; ... Read more

    $12.00 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Something Doesn't Add Up

    Surviving Statistics in a Post-Truth World

    by Paul Goodwin ...
    Narrated by Roger Davis ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 44 min

    Some people fear and mistrust numbers. Others want to use them for everything. After a long career as a statistician, Paul Goodwin has learned the hard way that the ones who want to use them for everything are a very good reason for the rest of us to fear and mistrust them. Something Doesn't Add Up is a tour of the stupidest, self-defeating, self-blinding ways supposedly clever people use maths in ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Counting

    How We Use Numbers to Decide What Matters

    by Deborah Stone ...
    Narrated by Donna Postel ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 27 min

    What do people do when they count? What do numbers really mean? We all know that people can lie with statistics, but in this groundbreaking work, eminent political scientist Deborah Stone uncovers a much deeper problem. With help from Dr. Seuss and Cookie Monster, she explains why numbers can't be objective: in order to count, one must first decide what counts. Every number is the ending to a ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Topology

    A Very Short Introduction

    by Richard Earl ...
    Narrated by Bruce Mann ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 45 min

    How is a subway map different from other maps? What makes a knot knotted? What makes the Möbius strip one-sided? These are questions of topology, the mathematical study of properties preserved by twisting or stretching objects. In the 20th century topology became as broad and fundamental as algebra and geometry, with important implications for science, especially physics. In this Very Short ... Read more

    $19.45 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Shape

    The Hidden Geometry of Absolutely Everything

    Narrated by Jordan Ellenberg ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 23 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.How should a democracy choose its representatives? How does disease spread? How do computers teach themselves chess, and why is chess easier for them than analyzing a sentence? What should your kids study in school if they really want to learn to think? All of these are questions about geometry.Jordan Ellenberg reveals the mathematics behind some of the most important ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Summary of Kit Yates's The Math of Life and Death

    by Swift Reads ...
    Narrated by Pete Ferrand ...

    Unabridged

    25 min

    Buy now to get the insights from Kit Yates's The Math of Life and Death.Sample Insights:Pyramid schemes rely on investors recruiting multiple people to make money for everyone who enrolls in them. For a pyramid scheme to pay all its members, it would have to keep recruiting people indefinitely.Pyramid schemes inevitably collapse because eventually there will be no people left to recruit. The ... Read more

    $8.97 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Doctor Geek’s Laboratory, Season 1

    The Flying Car and the Privatization of Space

    series Doctor Geek’s Laboratory #1

    Unabridged

    6 hours 3 min

    Science fiction meets real-world technology in Doctor Geek’s Laboratory, Season 1It’s the twenty-first century—have you ever wondered whathappened to all those inventions, conveniences, and other concepts the futurewas supposed to bring? Doctor Geek’s Laboratory, Season 1 explores all the realms ofapplied geekdom, examining the future that was, the future that is, and thefuture that has not yet ... Read more

    $20.89 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Doctor Geek’s Laboratory, Season 2

    Investigating the Exploration of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math)

    series Doctor Geek’s Laboratory #2

    Unabridged

    9 hours 45 min

    Doctor Geek and friends return to continue their mission to investigate science inspired by fiction in the hope to encourage the exploration of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math).Season 2 Investigations:Episode 7 - Our Companion the Robot Investigation BeginsEpisode 8 - Cyber-WorldEpisode 9 - Karaoke ContestEpisode 9.5 - The Science of SantaEpisode 10 - 3D Printer ... Read more

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Ancient Egyptian Metaphysical Architecture

    Narrated by Susie Hennessy ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 50 min

    SHORT DESCRIPTIONThis new expanded edition reveals the Ancient Egyptian knowledge of harmonic proportion, sacred geometry, and number mysticism as manifested in their texts, temples, tombs, art, hieroglyphs, etc., throughout their known history. It shows how the Egyptians designed their buildings to generate cosmic energy; and the mystical application of numbers in Egyptian works. The book ... Read more

    $20.00 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Ten Equations that Rule the World

    And How You Can Use Them Too

    by David Sumpter ...
    Narrated by Sam Woolf ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 21 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Is there a secret formula for getting rich? For making something a viral hit? For deciding how long to stick with your current job, Netflix series, or even relationship?This book is all about the equations that make our world go round. Ten of them, in fact. They are integral to everything from investment banking to betting companies and social media giants. And they can ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Fantastic Numbers and Where to Find Them

    A Cosmic Quest from Zero to Infinity

    Unabridged

    Brought to you by Penguin.For particularly brilliant theoretical physicists like James Clerk Maxwell, Paul Dirac or Albert Einstein, the search for mathematical truths - via ever more mind-boggling numbers - led to strange new understandings of reality. But what are these mysterious numbers that explain the universe?In Fantastic Numbers and Where to Find Them, leading theoretical physicist and ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    How to Read Numbers

    A Guide to Statistics in the News (and Knowing When to Trust Them)

    Unabridged

    4 hours 27 min

    'Even one glass of wine a day raises the risk of cancer''Hate crimes have doubled in five years''Fizzy drinks make teenagers violent'Every day, most of us will read or watch something in the news that is based on statistics in some way. Sometimes it'll be obvious - 'X people develop cancer every year' - and sometimes less obvious - 'How smartphones destroyed a generation'. Statistics are an ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    A Mind for Numbers

    How to Excel at Math and Science (Even If You Flunked Algebra)

    Narrated by Grover Gardner ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 4 min

    The companion book to COURSERA®'s wildly popular massive open online course "Learning How to Learn"Whether you are a student struggling to fulfill a math or science requirement, or you are embarking on a career change that requires a new skill set, A Mind for Numbers offers the tools you need to get a better grasp of that intimidating material. Engineering professor Barbara Oakley knows firsthand ... Read more

    $26.21 AUD or free with audiobook trial