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David and Goliath
Gladwell, Malcolm
(Paperback)

45% off list price of $18.00

Three thousand years ago on a battlefield in ancient Palestine, a shepherd boy felled a mighty warrior with nothing more than a pebble and a sling-and ever since, the names of David and Goliath have stood for battles between underdogs and giants. David's victory was improbable and miraculous. He ...


Turn the Ship Around!
Marquet, L. David
(Hardcover)

60% off list price of $25.95

David Marquet, an experienced Navy officer, was used to giving orders. As newly appointed captain of the USS Santa Fe, a nuclear-powered submarine, he was responsible for more than a hundred sailors, deep in the sea. In this high-stress environment, where there is no margin for error, it was cruc...


Scarcity
Mullainathan, Sendhil
(Paperback)

67% off list price of $17.00

In this provocative book based on cutting-edge research, Sendhil Mullainathan and Eldar Shafir show that scarcity creates a distinct psychology for everyone struggling to manage with less than they need. Busy people fail to manage their time efficiently for the same reasons the poor and those max...


David and Goliath
Gladwell, Malcolm
(Hardcover)

62% off list price of $29.00

Three thousand years ago on a battlefield in ancient Palestine, a shepherd boy felled a mighty warrior with nothing more than a stone and a sling, and ever since then the names of David and Goliath have stood for battles between underdogs and giants. David's victory was improbable and miraculous....


Zero
Seife, Charles
(Paperback)

55% off list price of $16.00

The Babylonians invented it, the Greeks banned it, the Hindus worshipped it, and the Church used it to fend off heretics. For centuries, the power of zero savored of the demonic; once harnessed, it became the most important tool in mathematics. "Zero" follows this number from its birth as an Ea...


Zero
Seife, Charles
(Paperback)

67% off list price of $15.00

The Babylonians invented it, the Greeks banned it, the Hindus worshipped it, and the Church used it to fend off heretics. For centuries, the power of zero savored of the demonic; once harnessed, it became the most important tool in mathematics. "Zero" follows this number from its birth as an Ea...


The Art of Thinking Clearly
Dobelli, Rolf
(Paperback)

59% off list price of $15.99

We are all guilty of cognitive biases, simple errors we make in day-to-day thinking. But by knowing what they are and how to identify them, we can avoid them and make better choices. The Art of Thinking Clearly shows that in order to lead happier, more prosperous lives, we don't need extra cunnin...


Quantum Mechanics: The Theoretical Minimum
Friedman, Art
(Paperback)

65% off list price of $18.99

From the bestselling author of The Theoretical Minimum, a DIY introduction to the math and science of quantum mechanics.First he taught you classical mechanics. Now, physicist Leonard Susskind has teamed up with data engineer Art Friedman to present the theory and associated mathematics of the st...


The Cartoon Guide to Algebra
Gonick, Larry
(Softcover)

60% off list price of $18.99

In this latest edition of the successful Cartoon Guide series, master cartoonist and former Harvard instructor Larry Gonick offers a complete and up-to-date illustrated course to help students understand and learn this core mathematical course taught in American schools.Using engaging graphics an...


Calculus (Cartoon Guide)
Gonick, Larry
(Softcover)

60% off list price of $18.99

Master cartoonist Larry Gonick has already given readers the history of the world in cartoon form. Now, Gonick, a Harvard-trained mathematician, offers a comprehensive and up-to-date illustrated course in first-year calculus that demystifies the world of functions, limits, derivatives, and integr...


What's Math Got to Do with It? How Teachers and Parents Can Transform Mathematics Learning and Inspire Success
Boaler, Jo
(Paperback)

61% off list price of $17.00

A critical read for teachers and parents who want to improve children’s mathematics learning, What’s Math Got to Do with It? is "an inspiring resource" (Publishers Weekly). Featuring all the important advice and suggestions in the original edition of What’s Math Got to Do with It?, this revised e...


When Einstein Walked with Godel: Excursions to the Edge of Thought
Holt, Jim
(Hardcover)

68% off list price of $28.00

Does time exist? What is infinity? Why do mirrors reverse left and right but not up and down? In this scintillating collection, Holt explores the human mind, the cosmos, and the thinkers who’ve tried to encompass the latter with the former. With his trademark clarity and humor, Holt probes the my...


When Einstein Walked with Godel: Excursions to the Edge of Thought
Holt, Jim
(Hardcover)

61% off list price of $28.00

Does time exist? What is infinity? Why do mirrors reverse left and right but not up and down? In this scintillating collection, Holt explores the human mind, the cosmos, and the thinkers who’ve tried to encompass the latter with the former. With his trademark clarity and humor, Holt probes the my...


Hot X: Algebra Exposed!
McKellar, Danica
(Paperback)

52% off list price of $17.00

Danica McKellar's New York Times bestseller tackles the most feared of all math classes: Algebra! Algebra: The word alone has been known to strike fear in the hearts of even the best students, but help is here! With her two earlier books, actress and math genius Danica McKellar shattered the "mat...


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

58% off list price of $16.99

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...


The Humongous Book of Algebra Problems
Kelley, W. Michael
(Softcover)

72% off list price of $21.95

Let's face it. Math textbooks are not published out of the goodness of people's hearts. They're published because most of the individuals who write them will get fired from their jobs as college professors if they don't publish a textbook every now and then. As a result, most study guides are a r...


The Golden Section: Nature's Greatest Secret (Wooden Books)
Olsen, Scott
(Hardcover)

54% off list price of $12.00

What was the great and golden secret known to Leonardo Da Vinci, Kepler, Plato, and the ancient magicians? Why were they forbidden to reveal it? Can there really be a key to nature and life itself? In this small but compact volume, divine proportion supersleuth Dr. Olsen unravels perhaps the g...


Journey Through Genius
Dunham, William
(Paperback)

63% off list price of $14.95

Explores the masterpieces of mathematics, seventeen landmarks spanning 2,300 years and representing ten mathematicians. Each of these landmarks, to some degree, changed the way the world was perceived. Each theorem is presented with a description of the state of mathematics at the time, the devel...


How To Ace Calculus
Adams, Colin
(Softcover)

67% off list price of $20.00

Written by three gifted teachers, How to Ace Calculus provides humorous and highly readable explanations of the key topics of calculus without the technical details and fine print that would be found in a formal text. Capturing the tone of students exchanging ideas among themselves, this unique ...


The Calculus Diaries: How Math Can Help You Lose Weight, Win in Vegas, and Survive a Zombie Apocalypse
Ouellette, Jennifer
(Paperback)

81% off list price of $15.00

Jennifer Ouellette never took math in college, mostly because she - like most people - assumed that she wouldn't need it in real life. But then the English-major-turned-award-winning-science-writer had a change of heart and decided to revisit the equations and formulas that had haunted her for ye...


The Magic of Math
Benjamin, Arthur
(Paperback)

59% off list price of $15.99

The Magic of Math is the math book you wish you had in school. Using a delightful assortment of examples - from ice-cream scoops and poker hands to measuring mountains and making magic squares - this book revels in key mathematical fields including arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and calculus, plu...


The Magic of Math
Benjamin, Arthur
(Paperback)

75% off list price of $15.99

The Magic of Math is the math book you wish you had in school. Using a delightful assortment of examples - from ice-cream scoops and poker hands to measuring mountains and making magic squares - this book revels in key mathematical fields including arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and calculus, plu...


The Man Who Counted: A Collection of Mathematical Adventures
Tahan, Malba
(Paperback)

48% off list price of $16.95

Malba 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 extra...


The Original Area Mazes (Volume 2)
Inaba, Naoki
(Paperback)

56% off list price of $8.95

The rules are simple . . . The math is easy . . . The puzzles get harder and harder! Hooked on area mazes? YOU’RE IN LUCK! Volume Two delivers 100 more puzzles. Your quest is to navigate a network of rectangles to find a missing value. Just remember:• Area = length × width• Use spatial reasoning ...


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