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The Advent of the Algorithm : The Idea That Rules the World

By: Berlinski, David

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Harcourt Publishers Ltd College Publishers, 2000:

Seller ID: BB0252749

ISBN: 0151003386

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The algorithm is just code, but it makes things happen. It's the set of abstract, detailed instructions that makes computers run. Any programmer can invent a new algorithm-and many have become millionaires doing just that. Computers, the Internet, virtual reality-our world is being transformed before our eyes, all because some quirky logicians and mathematicians followed the dream of ultimate abstraction and invented the algorithm. Beginning with Leibniz and culminating ... View more info

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Calculus

By: Cliffs Notes Staff ; Bernard V. Zandy

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Hungry Minds Inc,U.S., 1993:

Seller ID: BB0249628

ISBN: 0822053128

Condition: good


Cliffs Quick Reviews are Produced by The People Who Know Student Needs and Respond to Them. This logically presented, easy-to-grasp review gives you the reference you want to effectively organize your introductory-level course work. Each Review Gives Youa concise but comprehensive source of ready information on the fundamentals of the subjectclearly arranged and accessible basic course notes in manageable units and straightforward languagepractical help i... View more info

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The Infinity Puzzle

By: Close, Frank E.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Basic Books:

Seller ID: BB0242559

ISBN: 0465021441

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Speculation is rife that by 2012 the elusive Higgs boson will be found at the Large Hadron Collider. If found, the Higgs boson would help explain why everything has mass. But there's more at stake--what we're really testing is our capacity to make the universe reasonable. Our best understanding of physics is predicated on something known as quantum field theory. Unfortunately, in its raw form, it doesn't make sense--its outputs are physically impossible infinite perce... View more info

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Painless Algebra (painless Series)

By: Long, Lynette

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Barron's Educational Series, 2006:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: BB0254362

ISBN: 0764134345

Condition: vg


For students who are intimidated by all forms of math, here is a set of easy steps that lead to an understanding of elementary algebra. The author defines all terms, points out potential pitfalls in algebraic calculation, and makes problem solving a fun activity. New in this edition are painless approaches to understanding and graphing linear equations, solving systems of linear inequalities, and graphing quadratic equations. Barron's popular "Painless Series " of s... View more info

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Hot X: Algebra Exposed!

By: McKellar, Danica

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Plume, 2011:

Seller ID: BB0243290

ISBN: 0452297192

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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 "math nerd" stereotype and empowered girls to conquer middle-school math and pre- algebra. Sizzling with McKellar's trademark sass and style, "Hot X: Algebra Exposed" now show... View more info