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  • Alex's Adventures in Numberland

    Dispatches from the Wonderful World of Mathematics

    by Alex Bellos ...
    A tenth anniversary edition of the iconic book about the wonderful world of mathsSunday Times bestseller | Shortlisted for the BBC Samuel Johnson Prize'Original and highly entertaining' Sunday Times'A page turner about humanity's strange, never easy and, above all, never dull relationship with numbers' New Scientist'Will leave you hooked on n... ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Minecraft: 70 Top Minecraft Mods That Your Friends Do Not Know (But Wish They Did!)

    by Jason Scotts ...
    All sorts of MineCraft mods have been made available by developers who believe that the Sandindie game could be made way more fun. Here are 70 of them, categorized into groups, depending on what their themes are. You may install them on your copy of the game and leave your friends bedazzled as to how you can have an edge on them. ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Curious

    Life hacks through maths

    by Lily Serna ...
    From Lily Serna, as seen on Letters and Numbers and Catalyst.How can maths help you to kick the perfect penalty goal, win an argument, impress your friends and spot fake news?With easy-to-understand maths logic, simple psychology and engaging anecdotes from her own life, mathematician Lily Serna shows us that maths can unlock the secrets of the universe. For she has been curious about the universe ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Speed Maths for Kids

    Helping Children Achieve Their Full Potential

    by Bill Handley ...
    **UPDATED 2022What if you could teach your kids simple maths strategies that can be applied to almost any calculation?** What if you could show them that learning maths can be fun?Popular Australian author and inspirational teacher Bill Handley’s methods of teaching mathematics and learning strategies have achieved amazing results. In this bestselling book, he shows readers that kids who excel at ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • A Mathematical Nature Walk

    by John A. Adam ...
    How heavy is that cloud? Why can you see farther in rain than in fog? Why are the droplets on that spider web spaced apart so evenly? If you have ever asked questions like these while outdoors, and wondered how you might figure out the answers, this is a book for you. An entertaining and informative collection of fascinating puzzles from the natural world around us, A Mathematical Nature Walk will ... Read more

    $28.99 AUD

  • Basics of Speed Mathematics

    This book brings the techniques from Vedic Mathematics and Trachtenberg System together. We have not attempted to do a comparative study of these techniques and make a judgment on which one is better. Instead we have simply, presented the techniques in a sequence that makes most sense. There are inherent strengths in these two approaches. While looking at all the speed improvement techniques, we ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Minecraft Cheats : 70 Top Essential Minecraft Cheats Guide Exposed!

    by Jason Scotts ...
    Thank you for checking out the book "Minecraft Cheats : 70 Top Minecraft Cheats Exposed!" This book will tell you how to play Minecraft with cheats enabled. That means that you would be able to explore more in every world, build awesome structures, and kill mobs. A bit of warning though - using these cheats can be highly addictive! Take note that not all worlds may allow you to use cheats, ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Minecraft: The Ultimate Reloaded 70 Top Tips & Tricks Your Friends Wish They Know After You Beat Them!

    by Jason Scotts ...
    Minecraft is a great game to play alone, but it gets even better if you do so with your friends. Whether you are on PvP (player versus player) mode where your goal is to be the last man or in this case, the last Steve standing, or you are just trying to create a "better" world compared to those made by your friends, it would be to your advantage if you take note of the tips mentioned below. From ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • My Best Mathematical and Logic Puzzles

    series Dover Recreational Math
    Over a period of 25 years as author of the Mathematical Games column for Scientific American, Martin Gardner devoted a column every six months or so to short math problems or puzzles. He was especially careful to present new and unfamiliar puzzles that had not been included in such classic collections as those by Sam Loyd and Henry Dudeney. Later, these puzzles were published in book collections, ... Read more

    $8.73 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • So You Think You've Got Problems?

    Surprising and rewarding puzzles to sharpen your mind

    by Alex Bellos ...
    **So you think you've got problems? In this book, you will be:Imprisoned by a sadistic logician.Challenged to raise dogs from the dead.Trapped on a burning island.And much more besides . . .**Everything is at stake in this compendium of more than 150 ingenious puzzles, selected to reveal the wonderful diversity of brainteasers that have confounded and intrigued solvers for the last thousand years. ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Minecraft : 70 Top Minecraft House Ideas & Ultimate Top, Tricks & Tips To Ace The Game Exposed!

    (Special 2 In 1 Exclusive Edition)

    by Jason Scotts ...
    Minecraft is a great game to play alone, but it gets even better if you do so with your friends. Whether you are on PvP (player versus player) mode where your goal is to be the last man - or in this case, the last Steve - standing, or you are just trying to create a "better" world compared to those made by your friends, it would be to your advantage if you take note of the special tips and tricks ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Minecraft: 140 Top Tips & Tricks Exposed!

    by Jason Scotts ...
    In Minecraft, you are, in almost all the senses of the word, free to do what you want, but learning how to survive and make the most out of the world you get dropped in could amplify the gaming experience and give you hours of fun. In the exciting new book, Minecraft: 140 Top Tips & Tricks Exposed! (2014 Edition), the 140 tips mentioned here will probably teach you a thing or two - from the basics ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Chess

    5334 Problems, Combinations and Games

    Win at chess with practical instruction from one of the world's leading teachers! With clever strategies for more than 5000 situations and clear diagrams, Chess is for the enthusiastic novice as well as the competitor taking the game to the next level.Chess takes you through more than 5,000 unique instructional situations, many taken from actual matches, including 306 problems for checkmate in one ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • Chases and Escapes

    The Mathematics of Pursuit and Evasion

    by Paul J. Nahin ...
    series Princeton Puzzlers
    We all played tag when we were kids. What most of us don't realize is that this simple chase game is in fact an application of pursuit theory, and that the same principles of games like tag, dodgeball, and hide-and-seek are also at play in military strategy, high-seas chases by the Coast Guard, and even romantic pursuits. In Chases and Escapes, Paul Nahin gives us the first complete history of ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

  • The Ultimate Mathematical Challenge: Over 365 puzzles to test your wits and excite your mind

    ’Be warned: cracking puzzles releases a very addictive drug.’ – Marcus du SautoyHave you ever wanted to be a puzzle pro or logical luminary? Well, look no further!The perfect way to liven up your day, The Ultimate Mathematical Challenge has over 365 puzzles to test your wits and excite your mind. From starter puzzles to perplexing Olympiad problems designed to stretch even the strongest ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Gödelian Puzzle Book

    Puzzles, Paradoxes and Proofs

    These brand-new recreational logic puzzles provide entertaining variations on Gödel's incompleteness theorems, offering ingenious challenges related to infinity, truth and provability, undecidability, and other concepts. Created by the celebrated logician Raymond Smullyan, the puzzles require no background in formal logic and will delight readers of all ages.The two-part selection of puzzles and ... Read more

    $21.93 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Wonders of Numbers

    Adventures in Mathematics, Mind, and Meaning

    Who were the five strangest mathematicians in history? What are the ten most interesting numbers? Jam-packed with thought-provoking mathematical mysteries, puzzles, and games, Wonders of Numbers will enchant even the most left-brained of readers. Hosted by the quirky Dr. Googol--who resides on a remote island and occasionally collaborates with Clifford Pickover--Wonders of Numbers focuses on ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

  • The Canterbury Puzzles and Other Curious Problems

    Henry Ernest Dudeney (1857–1930) was an English author and mathematician who specialised in logic puzzles and mathematical games. He is known as one of the country's foremost creators of puzzles.The Canterbury Puzzles and Other Curious Problems is a 1907 mathematical puzzle book by Henry Dudeney. The first part of the book features a series of puzzles based on the characters from The Canterbury ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • The Book on Games of Chance

    The 16th-Century Treatise on Probability

    Translated by Sydney Henry Gould ...
    series Dover Recreational Math
    Mathematics was only one area of interest for Gerolamo Cardano ― the sixteenth-century astrologer, philosopher, and physician was also a prolific author and inveterate gambler. Gambling led Cardano to the study of probability, and he was the first writer to recognize that random events are governed by mathematical laws.Published posthumously in 1663, Cardano's Liber de ludo aleae (Book on Games of ... Read more

    $13.13 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • 100 Great Problems of Elementary Mathematics

    series Dover Books on Mathematics
    "The collection, drawn from arithmetic, algebra, pure and algebraic geometry and astronomy, is extraordinarily interesting and attractive." — Mathematical GazetteThis uncommonly interesting volume covers 100 of the most famous historical problems of elementary mathematics. Not only does the book bear witness to the extraordinary ingenuity of some of the greatest mathematical minds of history — ... Read more

    $23.40 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Riddler: Fantastic Puzzles from FiveThirtyEight

    “A modern, smart puzzle book, unlike anything I’ve seen before, whose math and logic challenges will stretch your brain in new ways.”—Will Shortz, New York Times crossword editor and NPR puzzlemasterThe most mind-bending puzzles on the internet appear weekly in Oliver Roeder’s “The Riddler” column. Presented by Nate Silver’s FiveThirtyEight, this first-ever collection features the column’s most ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • Why Cats Land on Their Feet

    And 76 Other Physical Paradoxes and Puzzles

    by Mark Levi ...
    How to use physical reasoning to solve surprising paradoxesEver wonder why cats land on their feet? Or what holds a spinning top upright? Or whether it is possible to feel the Earth's rotation in an airplane? Why Cats Land on Their Feet is a compendium of paradoxes and puzzles that readers can solve using their own physical intuition. And the surprising answers to virtually all of these ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD

  • The Proof and the Pudding

    What Mathematicians, Cooks, and You Have in Common

    by Jim Henle ...
    Tantalizing math puzzles and cooking recipes that show how mathematical thinking is like the culinary artsTie on your apron and step into Jim Henle's kitchen as he demonstrates how two equally savory pursuits—cooking and mathematics—have more in common than you realize. A tasty dish for gourmets of popular math, The Proof and the Pudding offers a witty and flavorful blend of mathematical treats ... Read more

    $34.99 AUD

  • Why Do Buses Come in Threes

    The Hidden Mathematics of Everyday Life

    "Deals in a very entertaining way with problems in normal life related to mathematics, luck, coincidence, gambling." - The Independent (London)Why do your chances of winning the lottery increase if you buy your ticket on Friday? Why do traffic lights always seem to be red when you're in a hurry? Is bad luck just chance, or can it be explained?The intriguing answers to these and other questions ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD