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What is Mathematics?
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 566

What is Mathematics?

A discussion of fundamental mathematical principles from algebra to elementary calculus designed to promote constructive mathematical reasoning.

What is Mathematics, Really?
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 343

What is Mathematics, Really?

Reflecting an insider's view of mathematical life, the author argues that mathematics must be historically evolved, and intelligible only in a social context.

Mathematics and the Imagination
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 400

Mathematics and the Imagination

With wit and clarity, the authors progress from simple arithmetic to calculus and non-Euclidean geometry. Their subjects: geometry, plane and fancy; puzzles that made mathematical history; tantalizing paradoxes; more. Includes 169 figures.

Teaching Of Mathematics
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 240

Teaching Of Mathematics

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Handbook of Research on the Psychology of Mathematics Education
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 521

Handbook of Research on the Psychology of Mathematics Education

This volume is a compilation of the research produced by the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME) since its creation, 30 years ago. It has been written to become an essential reference for mathematics education research in the coming years

Logic for Mathematicians
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 228

Logic for Mathematicians

This is an introductory textbook which is designed to be useful not only to intending logicians but also to mathematicians in general.

Children'S Mathematics 4-15: Learning From Errors And Misconceptions
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 252

Children'S Mathematics 4-15: Learning From Errors And Misconceptions

This work uses data from the authors' own research on children's performance, errors and misconceptions across the mathematics curriculum. It develops concepts for teachers to use in organising their understanding and knowledge of children's mathematics, and concludes with theoretical accounts of learning and teaching.

Essential Laboratory Mathematics
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 268

Essential Laboratory Mathematics

This manual offers a clear review of basic mathematical topics most often used in clinical and medical laboratories. It is the perfect refresher for participating technicians and will be a handy on-site reference tooll users can go directly to the material that they need to review. Application problems and hands-on laboratory exercises at the end of each chapter reinforce material and give users the opportunity to assess their mastery of the presented skills.

Men of Mathematics
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 590

Men of Mathematics

The achievements and lives of important world mathematicians prior to 1900

Mathematics and Sports
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 152

Mathematics and Sports

"Some scientists claim that strong tobacco and spirits clear the head and spur creativity. It would be well, however, to try other means: to exercise, jog, swim, or learn to play games like tennis, basketball, badminton, volleyball, and so on...[N]ot only checkers, chess, cards, or billiards are a source of interesting problems. Other sports provide them as well. Mathematical methods are increasingly applied in sports. Just think how many yet-unsolved problems arise when we study the interaction between ball and racket or between ball and court." - from the introduction. This unique book presents simple mathematical models of various aspects of sports, with applications to sports training and competitions. Requiring only a background in precalculus, it would be suitable as a textbook for courses in mathematical modeling and operations research at the high school or college level. Coaches and those who do sports will find it interesting as well. The lively writing style and wide range of topics make this book especially appealing.