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Alex S Adventures In Numberland

ISBN 10 : 9781408809594
ISBN 13 : 1408809591

A hugely enjoyable, brilliantly researched explanation of the basic principles of maths...


Can You Solve My Problems

ISBN 10 : 1783351152
ISBN 13 : 9781783351152

Are you smarter than a Singaporean ten-year-old? Can you beat Sherlock Holmes? If you think the answer is yes - I challenge you to solve my problems. Here are 125 of the world's be..


The Calculus Story

ISBN 10 : 9780198804543
ISBN 13 : 0198804547

Calculus is the key to much of modern science and engineering. It is the mathematical method for the analysis of things that change, and since in the natural world we are surrounde..


Foolproof And Other Mathematical Meditations

ISBN 10 : 9780262036863
ISBN 13 : 026203686X

A collection of math-oriented essays previously published in Scientific American, and American Scientist. One is titled Foolproof...


The Grapes Of Math

ISBN 10 : 9781451640120
ISBN 13 : 1451640129

From triangles, rotations and power laws, to cones, curves and the dreaded calculus, Alex takes you on a journey of mathematical discovery with his signature wit and limitless enth..


An Illustrated Theory Of Numbers

ISBN 10 : 1470434938
ISBN 13 : 9781470434939

Seeing arithmetic -- Foundations -- The Euclidean algorithm -- Prime factorization -- Rational and constructible numbers -- Gaussian and Eisenstein integers -- Modular arithmetic -..


The Penguin Book Of Puzzles

ISBN 10 : 9780718188610
ISBN 13 : 0718188616

A collection of challenges from throughout history, featuring some of the greatest ever puzzle masters. A Sumerian Riddle (circa 18th Century) There is a house. The blind enter it ..