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  • Geometry: 1,001 Practice Problems For Dummies (+ Free Online Practice)

    Practice makes perfect! Get perfect with a thousand and one practice problems!1,001 Geometry Practice Problems For Dummies gives you 1,001 opportunities to practice solving problems that deal with core geometry topics, such as points, lines, angles, and planes, as well as area and volume of shapes. You'll also find practice problems on more advanced topics, such as proofs, theorems, and postulates ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD $21.99 AUD

  • Trigonometry: A Complete Introduction

    The Easy Way to Learn Trig

    by Hugh Neill ...
    Trigonometry: A Complete Introduction is the most comprehensive yet easy-to-use introduction to Trigonometry. Written by a leading expert, this book will help you if you are studying for an important exam or essay, or if you simply want to improve your knowledge.The book covers all areas of trigonometry including the theory and equations of tangent, sine and cosine, using trigonometry in three ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Beginning of Infinity

    Explanations that Transform The World

    by David Deutsch ...
    A bold and all-embracing exploration of the nature and progress of knowledge from one of today's great thinkers.Throughout history, mankind has struggled to understand life's mysteries, from the mundane to the seemingly miraculous. In this important new book, David Deutsch, an award-winning pioneer in the field of quantum computation, argues that explanations have a fundamental place in the ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Algorithms to Live By: The Computer Science of Human Decisions

    A fascinating exploration of how computer algorithms can be applied to our everyday lives.In this dazzlingly interdisciplinary work, acclaimed author Brian Christian and cognitive scientist Tom Griffiths show us how the simple, precise algorithms used by computers can also untangle very human questions. Modern life is constrained by limited space and time, limits that give rise to a particular set ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD $3.99 AUD

  • The Indisputable Existence of Santa Claus

    ____________How do you apply game theory to select who should be on your Christmas shopping list ? Can you predict Her Majesty's Christmas Message? Will calculations show Santa is getting steadily thinner - shimmying up and down chimneys for a whole night - or fatter - as he tucks into a mince pie and a glass of sherry in billions of houses across the world?Full of diagrams, sketches and graphs, ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • What Is a Complex System?

    A clear, concise introduction to the quickly growing field of complexity science that explains its conceptual and mathematical foundationsWhat is a complex system? Although “complexity science” is used to understand phenomena as diverse as the behavior of honeybees, the economic markets, the human brain, and the climate, there is no agreement about its foundations. In this introduction for ... Read more

    $47.18 AUD

  • Risk

    A User’s Guide

    'Brilliant and highly entertaining, this book is essential reading for every leader, regardless of age or experience.' - Admiral William McRaven, author of Make Your Bed--------What if you could learn how to expect the unexpected?In business, like in life, foresight is crucial for avoiding pitfalls and disaster - and yet it's something we spend nearly no time developing. Retired four-star general ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions

    Deluxe Illustrated E-Reader Edition

    The "Deluxe Illustrated E-Reader Edition" of Flatland is the edition you've been waiting for; a nicely formatted e-reader edition of the classic novella Flatland, including all original illustrations, a table of contents, original footnotes, and bonus footnotes. "The best introduction one can find into the manner of perceiving dimensions." -- Isaac Asimov. First published in 1884, Edwin A. Abbott ... Read more

    $1.48 AUD

  • Humble Pi

    A Comedy of Maths Errors

    by Matt Parker ...
    **The First Ever Maths Book to be a No.1 Bestseller**'Wonderful ... superb' Daily MailWhat makes a bridge wobble when it's not meant to? Billions of dollars mysteriously vanish into thin air? A building rock when its resonant frequency matches a gym class leaping to Snap's 1990 hit I've Got The Power? The answer is maths. Or, to be precise, what happens when maths goes wrong in the real world.As ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Nudge

    The Final Edition

    NO.1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLEROne of the most influential books of the 21st century*Fully revised and updated from cover to cover*Since the original publication of Nudge more than a decade ago, the word has entered the vocabulary of businesspeople, policy makers, engaged citizens and consumers everywhere. The book has given rise to hundreds of "nudge units" in governments around the world and ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD $4.99 AUD

  • The Black Swan

    The Impact of the Highly Improbable

    What have the invention of the wheel, Pompeii, the Wall Street Crash, Harry Potter and the internet got in common? Why are all forecasters con-artists? What can Catherine the Great's lovers tell us about probability? Why should you never run for a train or read a newspaper? This book is all about Black Swans: the random events that underlie our lives, from bestsellers to world disasters. Their ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • A Devil's Chaplain

    Selected Writings

    Richard Dawkins is one of the finest minds in science, and in this superb collection of essays and letters, he demonstrates the depth of his knowledge and the rich variety of his interests. Whether he is examining postmodernism or the Human Genome Project, penning a letter to his daughter, or writing a moving eulogy to Douglas Adams and e-mailing Stephen Jay Gould, Dawkins writes with an ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • The Girl Who Saved the King of Sweden

    SUNDAY TIMES NO 1 FICTION BESTSELLERFROM THE AUTHOR OF THE HUNDRED-YEAR-OLD MAN WHO CLIMBED OUT OF THE WINDOW AND DISAPPEAREDJust because the world ignores you, doesn’t mean you can’t save it . . .Nombeko Mayeki was never meant to be a hero. Born in a Soweto shack, she seemed destined for a short, hard life. But now she is on the run from the world ‘s most ruthless secret service, with three ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • The Maidens

    The instant Sunday Times bestseller from the author of The Silent Patient

    We all keep secrets. Even from ourselves.'A thrilling, heart-in-throat ride' STEPHEN FRY'An absolute jaw-dropper' LUCY FOLEY'Elegant, sinister, stylish' CHRIS WHITAKER'Grips from start to finish' HARRIET TYCE* * * * *From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Silent Patient comes a spellbinding tale of psyc... ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Longitude

    by Dava Sobel ...
    The dramatic human story of an epic scientific quest: the search for the solution of how to calculate longitude and the unlikely triumph of an English genius. With a Foreword by Neil Armstrong.‘Sobel has done the impossible and made horology sexy – no mean feat’ New ScientistAnyone alive in the 18th century would have known that ‘the longitude problem’ was the thorniest scientific dilemma of the ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD $6.99 AUD

  • Alan Turing

    The Enigma Man

    Spring 1940: The Battle of the Atlantic rages. Vulnerable merchant convoys are at the mercy of German U-boats controlled by a cunning system of coded messages created by a machine called Enigma. Only one man believes that these codes can be broken - mathematician and Bletchley Park cryptanalyst Alan Turing.Winston Churchill later described Turing's success in breaking the Enigma codes as the ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • The Undoing Project

    A Friendship that Changed the World

    by Michael Lewis ...
    THE NEW INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE BIG SHORT AND FLASH BOYS'A gripping account of how two psychologists reshaped the way we think ... What a story it is' Sunday Times'You'll love it ... full of surprises and no small degree of tragedy' Tim HarfordIn 1969 two men met on a university campus. Their names were Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky. They were different in every way. But ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Signal and the Noise

    The Art and Science of Prediction

    by Nate Silver ...
    The International Bestseller by 'The Galileo of number crunchers' (Independent)Every time we choose a route to work, decide whether to go on a second date, or set aside money for a rainy day, we are making a prediction about the future. Yet from the financial crisis to ecological disasters, we routinely fail to foresee hugely significant events, often at great cost to society. The rise of 'big ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Skin in the Game

    Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life

    From the bestselling author of The Black Swan, a bold book that challenges many of our long-held beliefs about risk and reward, politics and religion, finance and personal responsibility'Skin in the game means that you do not pay attention to what people say, only to what they do, and how much of their neck they are putting on the line'Citizens, artisans, police, fishermen, political activists and ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Fooled by Randomness

    The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets

    'One of the smartest books of all time' Fortune'The hottest thinker in the world' Sunday TimesEveryone wants to succeed in life. But what causes some of us to be more successful than others? Is it really down to skill and strategy - or something altogether more unpredictable?This book is the bestselling sensation that will change the way you think about business and the world. It is... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets

    by Simon Singh ...
    You may have watched hundreds of episodes of The Simpsons (and its sister show Futurama) without ever realising that they contain enough maths to form an entire university course. In The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets,Simon Singh explains how the brilliant writers, some of the mathematicians, have smuggled in mathematical jokes throughout the cartoon's twenty-five year history, exploring ... Read more

    $13.63 AUD

  • Weapons of Math Destruction

    How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy

    by Cathy O'Neil ...
    'A manual for the 21st-century citizen... accessible, refreshingly critical, relevant and urgent' - Financial Times'Fascinating and deeply disturbing' - Yuval Noah Harari, Guardian Books of the YearIn this New York Times bestseller, Cathy O'Neil, one of the first champions of algorithmic accountability, sounds an alarm on the mathematical models that pervade modern life -- and threaten to rip ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • The Art of Strategy: A Game Theorist's Guide to Success in Business and Life

    “I am hard pressed to think of another book that can match the combination of practical insights and reading enjoyment.”—Steven LevittGame theory means rigorous strategic thinking. It’s the art of anticipating your opponent’s next moves, knowing full well that your rival is trying to do the same thing to you. Though parts of game theory involve simple common sense, much is counterintuitive, and it ... Read more

    $20.23 AUD

  • Curious and Curiouser

    **From the Master Geek and National Living Treasure"Dr Karl is Australia's incumbent President of Science" The Age**"There's no topic on which Dr Karl does not have an interestingly expressed opinion" The Weekly Review"It is a great nuisance that knowledge can only be acquired by hard work." W. Somerset MaughamAre cooked mussels safe ONLY if they are open?Why does alcohol make the opposite sex ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD $9.99 AUD