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"The Golden Ratio The Story of PHI, the World's Most Astonishing Number"

By: "Livio, Mario"

Price: $15.99

Publisher: Broadway,


Throughout history, thinkers from mathematicians to theologians have pondered the mysterious relationship between numbers and the nature of reality. In this fascinating book, Mario Livio tells the tale of a number at the heart of that mystery: "phi," or 1.6180339887...This curious mathematical relationship, widely known as "The Golden Ratio," was discovered by Euclid more than two thousand years ago because of its crucial role in the construction of the pentagram, to whi... View more info

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A Mathematician Reads the Newspaper

By: "Paulos, John Allen"

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Anchor,


With the same user-friendly, quirky, and perceptive approach that made "Innumeracy" a bestseller, John Allen Paulos travels though the pages of the daily newspaper showing how math and numbers are a key element in many of the articles we read every day. From the Senate, SATs, and sex, to crime, celebrities, and cults, he takes stories that may not seem to involve mathematics at all and demonstrates how a lack of mathematical knowledge can hinder our understanding of them... View more info

Applied Business Mathematics

By: "Fairbank, Schultheis, & Kaczmarski"

Price: $13.95

Publisher: "Cincinnati, OH", Suth-Western Publishing Co., 1985


"UGLY READING COPY. Tight, clean and unmarked text. Former school copy with stamps, tilted spine, rubbed and chipped covers, folded page corners. All the math you need to cope with your life or your small business. ""relatively simple small business or personal business problems are used to develop basic principles and to introduce skill-building activities with fundamental operations...""" View more info

Beyond Numeracy

By: "Paulos, John Allen"

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Vintage,


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Bob Miller's Calc for the Cluless: Calc II

By: "Miller, Bob"

Price: $5.45

Publisher: McGraw-Hill,

Edition: 2


Bob Miller's humor-laced, step-by-step learning tips make even the most difficult math problems routine. Based on more than 28 years of teaching and student feedback, his easy-to-grasp strategies give students much-needed confidence. View more info

Conceptos fundamentales de algebra boolean

By: "Grigori, Arturo"

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Mexico, 1973

Edition: (Primera edicion)


"As new. ""El origen del algebra booleana se remonta a los investigaciones de calculo proposicional, como una estructura abstracta, realizadas principalmente por el matematico y logico ingles Geore Boole (18115-1864)."" Text in Spanish." View more info

Distribuciones Empiricas (Serie de Probabilidad y Estadistica 4)

By: "Salazar, Antonio Olivera "

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Mexico, 1987

Edition: (Primera edition)


"As new except for slight shelfwear to exterior and crease to bottom corner of front cover. Ideal supplement for bi-lingual situation - Basics of Probabilities and Statistics - Empirical Distribution. ""Frecuentemente, las personas se encuentran ante un conjunto de observacionse de hechos que no pueden predecir concerteza, por lo que tienen que tabular esas observationes, analizarlas y obtgener parametros descrioptivos a fin de inferir algo de ellas..."... View more info

Distribuciones Teoricas de Una Variable (Serie de Probabilidad y Estadistica 3)

By: "Salazar, Antonio Olivera "

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Mexico, 1987

Edition: (Primera edition)


"As new except for slight shelfwear to exterior. Ideal supplement for bi-lingual situation - Basics of Probabilities and Statistics - Theoretical Distribution of One Variable. ""presentaron los conceptos de variable aleatoria y de distribucion de probabilidad. en este se estudian algunas distribuciones de probabilidad, llamadas teoricas, porque corresponden a experimentos aleatorios ideales..."" Text in Spanish" View more info

Dyslexia and Mathematics

By: "Miles & Miles, Ed."

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Routledge,


Dyslexia is seen primarily as a limitation in the ability to deal with symbolic material. As far as the symbols of mathematics are concerned, therefore, special teaching techniques are needed, just as they are for the teaching of reading and spelling.The book contains a wealth of material on individual cases and on children of different ages. Two central themes are discussed: first, that dyslexics need to carry out the operations of adding, dividing, and so on, befor... View more info

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Economics For Dummies

By: "Flynn, Sean Masaki"

Price: $11.00

Publisher: For Dummies,


If you think economics is a complicated discipline that's reserved for theorists and the intellectual elite and has nothing to do with you, think again. Economics impacts every aspect of our lives, from what we eat, to how we dress, to where we live. Economics might be complicated, but it has everything to do with you."Economics For Dummies" helps you see how your personal financial picture is influenced by the larger economic picture. When you understand how what hap... View more info

Elementos de Probabilidad (Serie de Probabilidad y Estadistica 2)

By: "Salazar, Antonio Olivera "

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Mexico, 1987

Edition: (Primera edition)


"As new except for slight shelfwear to exterior. Ideal supplement for bi-lingual situation - Basics of Probabilities and Statistics - Elements of Probability. ""introduce al lector al apasionante mundo de la Probabilidad, disciplina indispensable para toda persona interesada en el tratamiento moderno de la Fiosica, Matematicas, Ciencias Sociales e Ingenieria…"" Text in Spanish" View more info

Esquema de la Matematica Actual (Original title: Mathematics for the general reader)

By: "Titchmarsh, E.C. (Francisdo Rived, trans.)"

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Mexico, 1951

Edition: "(Cuarta reimpression, 1981)"


"Tight, bright, clean, slight curl. Rubbing to cover corners. Small scratch on top edge of front cover. ""Es facil proceso de contar suscita cuestiones y problemas de gran interes intelectual. De el parte Titchmarsh para presentar ante la atencion del lector culto el panorama de las ideas matematicas vistas a la luz de la concepcion moderna de esta cien cia..."" 196 pages. Text in Spanish." View more info

Esquema de la Matematica Actual (Original title: Mathematics for the general reader)

By: "Titchmarsh, E.C. (Francisco, Luis Alaminos, trans.)"

Price: $22.95

Publisher: Mexico, 1951

Edition: "(cuarta reimpresion, 1981)"


"Appears unread but is slightly curled. ""Es facil proceso de contar suscita cuestiones y problemas de gran interes intelectual. De el parte Titchmarsh para presentar ante la atencion del lector culto el panorama de las ideas matematicas vistas a la luz de la concepcion moderna de esta cien cia..."" 196 pages. Text in Spanish." View more info

Estimaciones Y Decisiones (Serie de Probabilidad y Estadistica 6)

By: "Salazar, Antonio Olivera "

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Mexico, 1987

Edition: (Primera edition)


"As new except for slight shelfwear to exterior and slight curl. Ideal supplement for bi-lingual situation - Basics of Probabilities and Statistics - Estimates and Decisions. ""se estudia la inferencia estadistica, que es el objective de toda investigacion estadistica que se realice..."" Text in Spanish" View more info