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How to Bake Pi: An Edible Exploration of the Mathematics of Mathematics
Cheng, Eugenia

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What is math? How exactly does it work? And what do three siblings trying to share a cake have to do with it? In How to Bake Pi, math professor Eugenia Cheng provides an accessible introduction to the logic and beauty of mathematics, powered, unexpectedly, by insights from the kitchen. We learn h...

Is God a Mathematician?
Livio, Mario

56% off list price of $15.00

Nobel Laureate Eugene Wigner once wondered about "the unreasonable effectiveness of mathematics" in the formulation of the laws of nature. Is God a Mathematician? investigates why mathematics is as powerful as it is. From ancient times to the present, scientists and philosophers have marveled at ...

Can You Solve My Problems? Ingenious, Perplexing, and Totally Satisfying Math and Logic Puzzles
Bellos, Alex

55% off list price of $15.95

Puzzle lovers, rejoice!Bestselling math writer Alex Bellos has a challenge for you: 125 of the world’s best brainteasers from the last two millennia.Armed with logic alone, you’ll detect counterfeit coins, navigate river crossings, and untangle family trees. Then - with just a dash of high school...

Burn Math Class: And Reinvent Mathematics for Yourself
Wilkes, Jason

64% off list price of $29.99

A manifesto for a mathematical revolution.Forget everything you've been taught about math. In Burn Math Class, Jason Wilkes takes the traditional approach to how we learn math--with its unwelcoming textbooks, unexplained rules, and authoritarian assertions-and sets it on fire.Focusing on how math...

Q.E.D.: Beauty in Mathematical Proof (Wooden Books)
Polster, Burkard

54% off list price of $12.00

Which famous proof did Archimedes inscribe on his tombstone? How and why do knots make perfect pentagons? Have you ever seen a proof so completely that it becomes obvious? In this amazing little book, top mathematician Dr. Polster presents many of the most visually intuitive and exciting proof...

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