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978-0-88385-553-9 Hans Walser 99 Points of Examples-Pictures- HB 14-Sep-2006 GBP Spectrum Topology and The 99 points of intersection presented here were collected during a year-long search for
Intersection Proofs 32.00 geometry surprising concurrence of lines. For each example we find compelling evidence for the
sometimes startling fact that in a geometric figure three straight lines, or sometimes circles, pass
through one and the same point.
Jacket not 978-0-88385-457-0 Edited by John Ewing; A Century of Through the Eyes of HB 05-Sep-1996 GBP Spectrum General and This is the story of American mathematics during the past century. It contains articles and
available Indiana University Mathematics the Monthly 45.00 recreational excerpts from a century of the American Mathematical Monthly, giving the reader an opportunity
mathematics to skim all one hundred volumes of this popular mathematics magazine without actually opening
Jacket not 978-0-88385-712-0 Edited by Douglas D. A Course in PB 24-Jun-1999 GBP Mathematical Mathematical The aim of this book is the teaching of mathematical modeling. No advanced knowledge is
available Mooney; Western Mathematical 39.00 Association of modelling and assumed of the reader, making this book suitable for elementary modeling courses, or to
Kentucky University Modeling America Textbooks methods supplement courses in linear algebra, differential equations, probability theory and statistics.
978-0-88385-337-5 Frank Burk; California A Garden of Integrals HB 30-Aug-2007 GBP Dolciani Mathematical Real and Though there is essentially only one derivative, there is a variety of integrals. In this book the
State University, Chico 35.00 Expositions, 31 complex basic properties of each are proved, their similarities and differences are pointed out, and the
analysis reasons for their existence and their uses are given. There is no other book like it.
978-0-88385-343-6 Gerald B. Folland; A Guide to Advanced HB 24-Dec-2009 GBP Dolciani Mathematical Real and This concise guide to real analysis covers the core material of a graduate level real analysis
University of Real Analysis 30.00 Expositions, 37 complex course. It gives an overview of the subject so that essential definitions,major theorems, and key
Washington analysis ideas of proofs are included and technical details are not.
978-0-88385-338-2 Steven G. Krantz A Guide to Complex HB 16-Oct-2008 GBP Dolciani Mathematical Real and A quick and easy-to-use introduction to the key topics in complex variables, providing a solid
Variables 30.00 Expositions, 32 complex grounding in this fundamental area. Its lively exposition, and wealth of figures and examples
analysis make this book a useful companion to more daunting texts. A valuable resource for
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978-0-88385-347-4 Underwood Dudley A Guide to Elementary PB 25-Mar-2010 GBP Dolciani Mathematical Number theory A concise introduction to elementary number theory, which covers the material from a first
Number Theory 31.00 Expositions, 41 course in the subject, and which can also be used as a refresher text for those already familiar
with the subject. It is suitable for advanced undergraduates and graduate students, or anyone
interested in the subject.
978-0-88385-344-3 Steven G. Krantz; A Guide to Real HB 13-Aug-2009 GBP Dolciani Mathematical Real and This concise guide is an aid and conceptual support for students taking an undergraduate real
Washington Variables 30.00 Expositions complex analysis course. It covers the core topics and focuses on concepts, results, examples and
University, St Louis analysis illustrative figures, rather than the details of proofs, in order to remain a concise guide for
students to dip into.
978-0-88385-346-7 Steven G. Krantz; A Guide to Topology HB 24-Sep-2009 GBP Dolciani Mathematical Topology and An introduction which teaches students all the basic ideas and techniques of topology. It is filled
Washington 30.00 Expositions geometry with examples and illustrations to aid learning. Graduate or advanced undergraduate students
University, St Louis will find this useful for exams, as will professional mathematicians who need a quick review of
978-0-88385-572-0 Judith V. Grabiner A Historian Looks The Calculus as HB 14-Oct-2010 GBP Spectrum General and In this collection of her work, addressed to mathematicians, Judith Grabiner explores the
Back Algebra and Selected 40.00 recreational development of mathematics and the relationship between mathematics and culture. This book
Writings mathematics is an inspiring resource for those teaching history of mathematics courses.
Jacket not 978-0-88385-031-2 Steven Krantz; A Panorama of HB 02-Sep-1999 GBP Carus Mathematical Abstract This book is intended for graduate students and advanced undergraduates, and mathematicians
available Washington Harmonic Analysis 32.00 Monographs, 27 analysis of whatever background who want a clear and concise overview of the subject of commutative
University, St Louis harmonic analysis.
Jacket not 978-0-88385-708-3 Robert B. Ash; A Primer of Abstract PB 10-Sep-1998 GBP Classroom Resource Algebra The purpose of this book is to prepare the reader for abstract mathematics. Ash tries to aid
available University of Illinois, Algebra 25.99 Materials intuition by keeping proofs short and as informal as possible, and using concrete examples as
Urbana-Champaign illustration. Thus it is an ideal textbook for an audience with limited experience in formalism and
Jacket not 978-0-88385-029-9 Ralph P. Boas; A Primer of Real HB 27-Feb-1997 GBP Mathematical Mathematical This is a revised, updated, and augmented edition of a classic Carus monograph with a new
available DePaul University, Functions 31.00 Association of modelling and chapter on integration and its applications. Earlier editions covered sets, metric spaces,
Chicago America Textbooks, methods continuous functions, and differentiable functions. This fourth edition adds sections on
13 measurable sets and functions and the Lebesgue and Stieltjes integrals. A variety of interesting
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978-0-88385-747-2 David M. Bressoud; A Radical Approach to HB 12-Apr-2007 GBP Mathematical Real and In the second edition of this MAA classic, exploration continues to be an essential component.
MacAlester College, Real Analysis 35.00 Association of complex More than 60 new exercises have been added, and the chapters on infinite summations,
Minnesota America Textbooks analysis differentiability and continuity, and convergence of infinite series have been reorganized to
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978-0-88385-042-8 Robert S. Wolf; A Tour through A Real Analysis PB 16-Sep-2010 GBP Carus Mathematical Logic, This work is an accessible introduction to real analysis as it applies to topics in abstract
University of Mathematical Logic Approach 34.00 Monographs categories and dynamical systems for undergraduates which presupposes little advanced knowledge. It
Wollongong, New sets connects its results to recent research and thus aims to bridge the gap between undergraduate
South Wales teaching and current mathematical ideas and research.
978-0-88385-829-5 Martin Erickson; Aha! Solutions HB 22-Jan-2009 GBP MAA Problem Book General and Mathematicians (beginner, amateur, and professional alike) thrill to find simple, elegant
Truman State 33.00 Series recreational solutions to seemingly difficult problems. Such happy resolutions are called 'aha! solutions,' a
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978-0-88385-041-1 Sherman Stein Algebra and Tiling Homomorphisms in PB 15-Jul-2010 GBP Carus Mathematical Algebra Yes This book explores the ways in which questions concerning tilings can be effectively tackled by
the Service of 25.00 Monographs, 25 treating them as algebraic problems. It presupposes little theoretical knowledge and so is
Geometry accessible to undergraduates, but will be of interest to professional mathematicians as well.
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available to Print Guardian 29.99 recreational The Guardian you do, or at least you did during the second half of the 1980s. This volume
mathematics collects many of the columns Keith Devlin wrote for The Guardian. Read them and assign them
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978-0-88385-766-3 Steven G. Krantz; An Episodic History of Mathematical Culture HB 01-Apr-2010 GBP Mathematical General and An overview of the history of mathematics which introduces the genesis of mathematical ideas.
Washington Mathematics through Problem 44.00 Association of recreational Covering mathematical traditions from ancient times to the twentieth century, this book gives
University, St Louis Solving America Textbooks mathematics readers a sense of mathematical culture and history. Each chapter concludes with problems
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978-0-88385-340-5 Edited by Arthur T. Biscuits of Number HB 19-Mar-2009 GBP Dolciani Mathematical Number theory An anthology of articles ideal for use as a textbook supplement on a number theory course. The
Benjamin; Harvey Theory 40.00 Expositions editors have selected well written bite-sized articles and notes which aid an understanding of
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978-0-88385-756-4 Zbigniew H. Nitecki; Calculus A Second Course in HB 21-May-2009 GBP Mathematical Abstract A thorough and mathematically rigorous exposition of single-variable calculus for readers with
Tufts University, Deconstructed First-Year Calculus 50.00 Association of analysis some previous experience of calculus techniques. This book can be used as a textbook for an
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978-0-88385-561-4 George F. Simmons; Calculus Gems Brief Lives and HB 02-Aug-2007 GBP Spectrum General and The classic book - back in print! Demonstrating the profound connections that join
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978-0-88385-547-8 G. Waldo Dunnington Carl Friedrich Gauss Titan of Science HB 14-Oct-2004 GBP Spectrum General and This biography of Gauss, Germany's greatest mathematician, is easily the most comprehensive
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978-0-88385-348-1 Claudi Alsina; Charming Proofs A Journey into Elegant HB 27-Jan-2011 GBP Dolciani Mathematical Logic, Charming Proofs presents a collection of remarkable proofs in elementary mathematics that are
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978-0-88385-762-5 David R. Mazur; Combinatorics A Guided Tour HB 18-Mar-2010 GBP Mathematical Discrete Combinatorics is the mathematics of counting. This text presents the topics covered in
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Mexico America Textbooks geometry. The book is suitable as a text for a geometry course, or for self-study. It is self-
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978-0-88385-335-1 Keith Kendig; Conics HB 11-Aug-2005 GBP Dolciani Mathematical Topology and Conics is written in an easy, conversational style, and many historical tidbits and other points of
Cleveland State 37.00 Expositions, 29 geometry interest are scattered throughout the text. Many students can self-study the book without outside
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978-0-88385-722-9 Miklós Laczkovich; Conjecture and Proof PB 21-Mar-2002 GBP Classroom Resource Logic, The Budapest semesters in mathematics aim to convey the tradition of Hungarian mathematics
Loránd Eötvös 23.99 Materials categories and to English-speaking students. This book is an elaborate version of the course 'Conjecture and
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978-0-88385-765-6 Sergiy Klymchuk; Counterexamples in PB 18-Mar-2010 GBP Classroom Resource Real and A resource to enhance the teaching of single variable calculus courses. This book features
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978-0-88385-331-3 Jack E. Graver; Counting on Mathematics to Aid PB 06-Sep-2001 GBP Dolciani Mathematical Logic, Consider a scaffolding that is constructed by bolting together rods and beams. Is it strong
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978-0-88385-750-2 H. S. Wall; University Creative Mathematics HB 19-Mar-2009 GBP Mathematical General and Developed over a period of many years of working with students at the University of Texas,
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978-0-88385-748-9 John Oprea; Differential Geometry HB 06-Sep-2007 GBP Mathematical Topology and This book studies the differential geometry of surfaces and aims to help students make the
Cleveland State and its Applications 43.00 Association of geometry transition from the standard university curriculum to a type of mathematics that is a unified
University America Textbooks whole, by mixing geometry, calculus, linear algebra, differential equations, complex variables,
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978-0-88385-034-3 Karma Dajani; Ergodic Theory of HB 12-Sep-2002 GBP Carus Mathematical Differential and This book introduces the ergodic theory behind common number expansions - decimal
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978-0-88385-328-3 William Dunham; Euler The Master of Us All PB 04-Mar-1999 GBP Dolciani Mathematical General and Leonhard Euler was one of the most prolific and wide ranging mathematicians that have ever
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978-0-88385-565-2 Edited by Robert E. Euler at 300: An HB 22-Nov-2007 GBP Spectrum General and Based on some of the most memorable contributions honouring Leonhard Euler in the years
Bradley; Adelphi Appreciation 32.00 recreational approaching his tercentenary, this book will appeal to anyone with an interest in the history of
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Massachusetts algorithmic point of view as a unifying principle are continually explored as they interact with
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College, America Textbooks, sets regular n-gons and the properties of roots of unity, and then on to the solvability of polynomial
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978-0-88385-824-0 J. Douglas Faires; First Steps for Math Using the American HB 21-Dec-2006 GBP MAA Problem Book General and This book considers the basic ideas behind the solutions to the majority of the problems from 50
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978-0-88385-740-3 Rajendra Bhatia Fourier Series HB 03-Mar-2005 GBP Mathematical Real and This is a concise introduction to Fourier series covering history, major themes, theorems,
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978-0-88385-169-2 Michael Frame; Yale Fractals, Graphics, PB 20-Jun-2002 GBP Mathematical General and Fractal Geometry is a new mathematical tool for describing nature. Through this we may
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Connecticut Education America Notes, 58 mathematics classes. This book will appeal to anyone wanting to teach a course on fractals, or who is
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the United States in the Teaching of America Notes, 68 mathematics the nineteenth and twentieth centuries the text emphasizes recent history in the teaching of
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Washington Groups theory and the fascinating history, are presented at an undergraduate mathematical level.
978-0-88385-648-2 I. M. Yaglom Geometric Volume 4, Circular PB 15-Oct-2009 GBP New Mathematical Topology and This is the fourth volume of Yaglom's Geometric Transformations. This volume develops the
Transformations Transformations 30.00 Library, 44 geometry geometry of transformations of the plane that map circles to circles (conformal or anallagmatic
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Moravian College, and Research America Notes, 41 mathematicians and scientists and even designers. This book gives many examples of the uses
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University of America Notes, 53 pioneer in their own field, and the book should be a valuable resource for students and teachers
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Pacific Lutheran Teaching Mathematics 33.00 Association of recreational particular, hands-on activities provide the greatest opportunities for promoting retention. This
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978-0-88385-560-7 Gerald L. Harmony of the World 75 Years of HB 15-Nov-2007 GBP Spectrum General and A collection of the best from Mathematics Magazine. There is history of mathematics (including
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978-0-88385-562-1 Amy Dahan- History of Highways and Byways HB 07-Jan-2010 GBP Spectrum General and This book is arranged to show the development of the different branches of mathematics over
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978-0-88385-563-8 C. Edward Sandifer; How Euler Did It HB 30-Aug-2007 GBP Spectrum General and A collection of 40 monthly columns that appeared on MAA Online between 2003 and 2007
Western Connecticut 34.00 recreational about the mathematical and scientific work of the great 18th-century Swiss mathematician
State University mathematics Leonhard Euler. Professor Sandifer uncovers many details that are not found in other sources
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978-0-88385-810-3 Edited by Titu Mathematical Problems and PB 16-Oct-2003 GBP MAA Problem Book General and This book contains solutions to the problems from 27 national and regional contests featured in
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Jacket not 978-0-88385-533-1 Martin Gardner Mathematical Puzzle PB 22-Feb-2001 GBP Spectrum General and Martin Gardner is widely known for his writing on recreational mathematics and this book
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978-0-88385-570-6 Jeff Suzuki; Brooklyn Mathematics in HB 27-Aug-2009 GBP Spectrum General and What would Newton see if he looked out his bedroom window? This book describes the world
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978-0-88385-646-8 Edward W. Packel; Mathematics of HB 14-Dec-2006 GBP New Mathematical General and The new edition of a favourite, introducing and developing some important and beautiful
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978-0-88385-763-2 Owen Byer; Eastern Methods for Euclidean HB 02-Sep-2010 GBP Classroom Resource Topology and A novel approach to the elucidation of Euclidean geometry, this book uses a variety of
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978-0-88385-549-2 Raymond Ayoub; Musings of the An Anthology of HB 21-Apr-2005 GBP Spectrum General and The anthology is a collection of articles written by renowned mathematicians of the twentieth
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978-0-88385-039-8 I. N. Herstein; Noncommutative PB 08-Sep-2005 GBP Mathematical Algebra A classic advanced textbook, containing a cross-section of ideas, techniques and results that
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978-0-88385-751-9 David C. Marshall; Number Theory HB 17-Apr-2008 GBP Mathematical Number theory This innovative textbook leads students on a carefully guided discovery of introductory number
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978-0-88385-723-6 David A. Sánchez; Ordinary Differential A Brief Eclectic Tour PB 29-Aug-2002 GBP Classroom Resource Differential and For anyone confronting an introductory course in ordinary differential equations there is a need
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Jacket not 978-0-88385-501-0 George Martin Polyominoes A Guide to Puzzles PB 05-Sep-1996 GBP Spectrum General and Polyominoes will delight not only students and teachers of mathematics at all levels, but will be
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978-0-88385-828-8 Andy Liu; University of Problems from Murray The Canadian HB 02-Apr-2009 GBP MAA Problem Book General and A collection of problems proposed by Murray Klamkin over his career. It contains the 'quickies'
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978-0-88385-567-6 Bonnie Gold; Proof and Other Mathematics and HB 22-Jan-2009 GBP Spectrum General and This collection of sixteen original essays is the first to explore a range of new developments in
Monmouth University, Dilemmas Philosophy 31.00 recreational the philosophy of mathematics, in a way mathematicians will understand. Coverage includes
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978-0-88385-043-5 Rodney Nillsen Randomness and HB 18-Nov-2010 GBP Carus Mathematical Differential and This work is an accessible introduction to real analysis as it applies to topics in abstract
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