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  • Shape

    The Hidden Geometry of Information, Biology, Strategy, Democracy, and Everything Else

    **An instant New York Times Bestseller!“Unreasonably entertaining . . . reveals how geometric thinking can allow for everything from fairer American elections to better pandemic planning.” *—*The New York TimesFrom the New York Times-bestselling author of How Not to Be Wrong—himself a world-class geometer—a far-ranging exploration of the power of geometry, which turns out to help us think better ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • The Man from the Future: The Visionary Life of John von Neumann

    An electrifying biography of one of the most extraordinary scientists of the twentieth century and the world he made.The smartphones in our pockets and computers like brains. The vagaries of game theory and evolutionary biology. Nuclear weapons and self-replicating spacecrafts. All bear the fingerprints of one remarkable, yet largely overlooked, man: John von Neumann.Born in Budapest at the turn ... Read more

    $19.99 USD

  • An Illustrated Book of Bad Arguments

    by Ali Almossawi ...
    series Bad Arguments
    “This short book makes you smarter than 99% of the population. . . . The concepts within it will increase your company's ‘organizational intelligence.’. . . It’s more than just a must-read, it’s a ‘have-to-read-or-you’re-fired’ book”—Geoffrey James, INC.comFrom the author of An Illustrated Book of Loaded Language, here’s the antidote to fuzzy thinking, with furry animals!Have you read (or stumbled ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • Humble Pi

    When Math Goes Wrong in the Real World

    by Matt Parker ...
    **#1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLERAN ADAM SAVAGE BOOK CLUB PICKThe book-length answer to anyone who ever put their hand up in math class and asked, “When am I ever going to use this in the real world?”“Fun, informative, and relentlessly entertaining, Humble Pi is a charming and very readable guide to some of humanity's all-time greatest miscalculations—that also gives you permission to feel a little ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • The Big Bang of Numbers: How to Build the Universe Using Only Math

    by Manil Suri ...
    An engaging and imaginative tour through the fundamental mathematical concepts—from arithmetic to infinity—that form the building blocks of our universe.Our universe has multiple origin stories, from religious creation myths to the Big Bang of scientists. But if we leave those behind and start from nothing—no matter, no cosmos, not even empty space—could we create a universe using only math? ... Read more

    $22.99 USD

  • The Infinite Book

    A Short Guide to the Boundless, Timeless and Endless

    For a thousand years, infinity has proven to be a difficult and illuminating challenge for mathematicians and theologians. It certainly is the strangest idea that humans have ever thought. Where did it come from and what is it telling us about our Universe? Can there actually be infinities? Is matter infinitely divisible into ever-smaller pieces? But infinity is also the place where things happen ... Read more

    $9.99 USD $7.99 USD

  • College Placement Math Success in 20 Minutes a Day

    This new addition to the bestselling 20 Minutes a Day series helps students master the math essentials found on all levels of the COMPASS, ASSET, and ACCUPLACER exams. These exams, given by colleges country-wide, are taken by students to place them into the appropriate courses. Placing out of courses with a high score can mean credits (and money) saved. This guide is an unbeatable review of Pre ... Read more

    $6.99 USD

  • Descartes' Error

    Emotion, Reason, and the Human Brain

    Since Descartes famously proclaimed, "I think, therefore I am," science has often overlooked emotions as the source of a person’s true being. Even modern neuroscience has tended, until recently, to concentrate on the cognitive aspects of brain function, disregarding emotions. This attitude began to change with the publication of Descartes’ Error in 1995. Antonio Damasio—"one of the world’s leading ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Numericon

    A Journey through the Hidden Lives of Numbers

    Numericon tells the stories of the numbers, mathematical discoveries, oddities and personalities that have shaped the way we understand the world around us. Funny, bizarre, tragic and dramatic, these stories reveal the power, passion and beauty of mathematics.Each chapter is an intriguing story about a number, including why 3 is strong, e is natural and Graham's number is too big to write.Packed ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • Are Numbers Real?

    The Uncanny Relationship of Mathematics and the Physical World

    by Brian Clegg ...
    Have you ever wondered what humans did before numbers existed? How they organized their lives, traded goods, or kept track of their treasures? What would your life be like without them?Numbers began as simple representations of everyday things, but mathematics rapidly took on a life of its own, occupying a parallel virtual world. In Are Numbers Real?, Brian Clegg explores the way that math has ... Read more

    $14.99 USD $11.99 USD

  • How the World Really Works

    The Science Behind How We Got Here and Where We're Going

    by Vaclav Smil ...
    **INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER“A new masterpiece from one of my favorite authors… [How The World Really Works] is a compelling and highly readable book that leaves readers with the fundamental grounding needed to help solve the world’s toughest challenges.”*—*Bill Gates“Provocative but perceptive . . . You can agree or disagree with Smil—accept or doubt his ‘just the facts’ posture—but you ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • What's the Use?

    How Mathematics Shapes Everyday Life

    by Ian Stewart ...
    See the world in a completely new way as an esteemed mathematician shows how math powers the world—from technology to health care and beyond.Almost all of us have sat in a math class, wondering when we'd ever need to know how to find the roots of a polynomial or graph imaginary numbers. And in one sense, we were right: if we needed to, we'd use a computer. But as Ian Stewart argues in What's the ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • Predictive Statistics

    Analysis and Inference beyond Models

    Book 46 - Cambridge Series in Statistical and Probabilistic Mathematics
    All scientific disciplines prize predictive success. Conventional statistical analyses, however, treat prediction as secondary, instead focusing on modeling and hence estimation, testing, and detailed physical interpretation, tackling these tasks before the predictive adequacy of a model is established. This book outlines a fully predictive approach to statistical problems based on studying ... Read more

    $72.99 USD

  • How to Think About Analysis

    by Lara Alcock ...
    Analysis (sometimes called Real Analysis or Advanced Calculus) is a core subject in most undergraduate mathematics degrees. It is elegant, clever and rewarding to learn, but it is hard. Even the best students find it challenging, and those who are unprepared often find it incomprehensible at first. This book aims to ensure that no student need be unprepared. It is not like other Analysis books. It ... Read more

    $22.99 USD

  • The Man Who Counted: A Collection of Mathematical Adventures

    by Malba Tahan ...
    Translated by Leslie Clark, Alastair Reid ...
    “A great storyteller.”—Paulo Coelho, author of The AlchemistMalba Tahan is the creation of a celebrated Brazilian mathematician looking for a way to bring some of the mysteries and pleasures of mathematics to a wider public. The adventures of Beremiz Samir, The Man Who Counted, take the reader on a journey in which, time and again, Samir summons his extraordinary mathematical powers to settle ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • It's All a Game

    The History of Board Games from Monopoly to Settlers of Catan

    "[A] timely book...It’s All a Game provides a wonderfully entertaining trip around the board, through 4,000 years of game history." —The Wall Street JournalBoard games have been with us longer than even the written word. But what is it about this pastime that continues to captivate us well into the age of smartphones and instant gratification?In It’s All a Game, British journalist and renowned ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Handbook of Exchange Rates

    Book 2 - Wiley Handbooks in Financial Engineering and Econometrics
    Praise for Handbook of Exchange Rates“This book is remarkable. I expect it to become the anchor reference for people working in the foreign exchange field.”—Richard K. Lyons, Dean and Professor of Finance, Haas School of Business, University of California Berkeley“It is quite easily the most wide ranging treaty of expertise on the forex market I have ever come across. I will be keeping a copy ... Read more

    $142.00 USD

  • Linear Programming and Network Flows

    The authoritative guide to modeling and solving complex problems with linear programming—extensively revised, expanded, and updatedThe only book to treat both linear programming techniques and network flows under one cover, Linear Programming and Network Flows, Fourth Edition has been completely updated with the latest developments on the topic. This new edition continues to successfully emphasize ... Read more

    $128.00 USD

  • An Introduction to Stochastic Processes in Physics

    by Don S. Lemons ...
    This “lucid, masterfully written introduction to an often difficult subject . . . belongs on the bookshelf of every student of statistical physics” (Dr. Brian J. Albright, Applied Physics Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory).This book provides an accessible introduction to stochastic processes in physics and describes the basic mathematical tools of the trade: probability, random walks, and ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Regression Modeling Strategies

    With Applications to Linear Models, Logistic and Ordinal Regression, and Survival Analysis

    series Springer Series in Statistics
    There are many books that are excellent sources of knowledge about individual stastical tools (survival models, general linear models, etc.), but the art of data analysis is about choosing and using multiple tools. In the words of Chatfield "...students typically know the technical details of regressin for example, but not necessarily when and how to apply it. This argues the need for a better ... Read more

    $80.99 USD

  • Factfulness

    Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why Things Are Better Than You Think

    INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER**“One of the most important books I’ve ever read—an indispensable guide to thinking clearly about the world.” – Bill Gates“Hans Rosling tells the story of ‘the secret silent miracle of human progress’ as only he can. But Factfulness does much more than that. It also explains why progress is so often secret and silent and teaches readers how to see it clearly.” ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • The Joy Of X

    A Guided Tour of Math, from One to Infinity

    “Delightful . . . easily digestible chapters include plenty of helpful examples and illustrations. You'll never forget the Pythagorean theorem again!”—Scientific AmericanMany people take math in high school and promptly forget much of it. But math plays a part in all of our lives all of the time, whether we know it or not. In The Joy of x, Steven Strogatz expands on his hit New York Times series ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Combinatorics

    An Introduction

    Bridges combinatorics and probability and uniquely includes detailed formulas and proofs to promote mathematical thinkingCombinatorics: An Introduction introduces readers to counting combinatorics, offers examples that feature unique approaches and ideas, and presents case-by-case methods for solving problems.Detailing how combinatorial problems arise in many areas of pure mathematics, most ... Read more

    $74.00 USD

  • An Introduction to Python and Computer Programming

    by Yue Zhang ...
    Book 353 - Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering
    This book introduces Python programming language and fundamental concepts in algorithms and computing. Its target audience includes students and engineers with little or no background in programming, who need to master a practical programming language and learn the basic thinking in computer science/programming. The main contents come from lecture notes for engineering students from all ... Read more

    $125.99 USD