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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 in the middle of this century with the work of little-known geniuses and eccentrics like Godel and Turing, David Berlinski te... 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 in checking your understanding of material presented in your classesthe expertise of an accomplished teacher as your priva... View more info

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Weird Math: A Teenage Genius And His Teacher Reveal The Strange Connections Between Math And Everyday Life

By: David Darling ; Agnijo Banerjee

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Basic Books, 2018:

Seller ID: BB0259668

ISBN: 1541644786

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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 study guides for middle school and high school students offer a lighthearted, often humorous approach to their subjects, trans... 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 shows them how to master algebra topics like square roots, polynomials, quadratic equations, word problems, and more. In addition... View more info

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Probability Theory: A Concise Course (dover Books On Mathematics)

By: Y.a. Rozanov

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Dover Publications, 1977:

Seller ID: BB0259305

ISBN: 0486635449

Condition: vg


This clear exposition begins with basic concepts and moves on to combination of events, dependent events and random variables, Bernoulli trials and the De Moivre-Laplace theorem, a detailed treatment of Markov chains, continuous Markov processes, and more. Includes 150 problems, many with answers. Indispensable to mathematicians and natural scientists alike. View more info