200 of Nothing

Author: A. K. Dewdney
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 9780471145745
Format: PDF, ePub
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Acclaim for "In today's world, 'innumeracy' is an even greater danger than illiteracy, and is perhaps even more common. Advertisers and politicians exploit it; intellectuals (self-styled) even flaunt it. I hope that this wise and witty book will provide cures where they are possible, and warnings where they are necessary. "It's also a lot of fun. I can guarantee that 100%."--Arthur C. Clarke "Dewdney retells with charm and wit magnificent morsels of mathematical mayhem discovered by his army of volunteer 'abuse detectives.' From 'sample trashing' to 'numerical terrorism,' from 'percentage pumping' to 'dimensional dementia,' 200% of Nothing plumbs the depths of innumeracy in daily life and reveals what ordinary people can do about it. A rich, readable, instructive, and persuasive book."--Lynn Arthur Steen, Professor of Mathematics, St. Olaf College

Math and Nonfiction Grades 6 8

Author: Jennifer M. Bay-Williams
Publisher: Math Solutions
ISBN: 0941355861
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Math and Nonfiction, Grades 6-8 is an invaluable resource for all middle school teachers as they work to develop their students' mathematical understanding and enjoyment. The lessons inspire students to collect and analyze data, use proportional reasoning, and explore probability, relationships between two- and three-dimensional objects, pi, and more.

Guide to Information Sources in Mathematics and Statistics

Author: Martha A. Tucker
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313053375
Format: PDF
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This book is a reference for librarians, mathematicians, and statisticians involved in college and research level mathematics and statistics in the 21st century. We are in a time of transition in scholarly communications in mathematics, practices which have changed little for a hundred years are giving way to new modes of accessing information. Where journals, books, indexes and catalogs were once the physical representation of a good mathematics library, shelves have given way to computers, and users are often accessing information from remote places. Part I is a historical survey of the past 15 years tracking this huge transition in scholarly communications in mathematics. Part II of the book is the bibliography of resources recommended to support the disciplines of mathematics and statistics. These are grouped by type of material. Publication dates range from the 1800's onwards. Hundreds of electronic resources-some online, both dynamic and static, some in fixed media, are listed among the paper resources. Amazingly a majority of listed electronic resources are free.

The Little Green Math Book

Author: Brandon Royal
Publisher: Maven Publishing
ISBN: 1897393520
Format: PDF
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The Little Green Math Book helps readers build essential math and numeracy skills and is suitable for the everyday student, test-prep candidate, or working professional in need of a refresher course. The book's four chapters include: (1) Basic Numeracy Ingredients, (2) Wonderful Math Recipes, (3) Favorite Numeracy Dishes, and (4) Special Math Garnishments. Thirty principles of math highlight common themes among different types of problems and each problem is rated according to a three-tier system - one chili (mild), two chilies (hot), and three chilies (very hot).

Mathematics and the Laws of Nature

Author: John Tabak
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 0816068720
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Presents a survey of the history and evolution of mathematics, including how it has become the basis and language of the sciences.

Yes we have no neutrons

Author: A. K. Dewdney
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
ISBN: 9780471108061
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Recounts eight scientific flops of the twentieth century, where scientists let their convictions outrun basic scientific methods

Why Numbers Count

Author: Lynn Arthur Steen
Publisher: College Board
ISBN:
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Discusses the kind of quantitative skills students will need to reason and solve problems in the computer age

Library Journal

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Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.