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Genre: Mathematics
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ISBN: 1323724311
Book Pages: 772
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Author: Charles D. Miller
Genre: Mathematics
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0321977076
Book Pages: 984
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

NOTE: Before purchasing, check with your instructor to ensure you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, and registrations are not transferable. To register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products, you may also need a Course ID, which your instructor will provide. Used books, rentals, and purchases made outside of Pearson If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase. Mathematical Ideas captures the interest of non-majors who take the Liberal Arts Math course by showing how mathematics plays an important role in everyday life. With a fresh, new focus on math in the workplace, this program shows students how math will play an important role in their future, while encouraging them to understand and embrace the mathematical concepts. 0321978269 / 9780321978264 Mathematical Ideas plus MyMathLab -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0321431308 / 9780321431301 MyMathLab -- Glue-in Access Card 0321654064 / 9780321654069 MyMathLab Inside Star Sticker 0321977076 / 9780321977076 Mathematical Ideas


Author: Jo Boaler
Genre: Education
Publisher: Heinemann
ISBN: UOM:49015002974112
Book Pages: 127
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In math, like any subject, real learning takes place when students can connect what they already know to new ideas. In "Connecting Mathematical Idea"s, Jo Boaler and Cathy Humphreys offer a comprehensive way to improve your ability to help adolescents build connections between different mathematical ideas and representations and between domains like algebra and geometry. "Connecting Mathematical Ideas" contains two-CDs worth of video case studies from Humphreys' own middle-school classroom that show her encouraging students to bridge complex mathematical concepts with their prior knowledge. Replete with math talk and coverage of topics like representation, reasonableness, and proof, the CDs also include complete transcripts and study questions that stimulate professional learning. Meanwhile, the accompanying book guides you through the CDs with in-depth commentary from Boaler and Humphreys that breaks down and analyzes the lesson footage from both a theoretical and a practical standpoint. In addition to addressing the key content areas of middle school mathematics, Boaler and Humphreys pose and help you address a broad range of frequently asked pedagogical questions, such as: How can I organize productive class discussions? How do I ask questions that stimulate discussion and thought among my students? What's the most effective way to encourage reticent class members to speak up? What role should student errors play in my teaching? Go inside real classrooms to solve your toughest teaching questions. Use the case studies and the wealth of professional support within "Connecting Mathematical Ideas" and find new ways to help your students connect with math.


Author: Charles D. Miller
Genre: Mathematics
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0134995589
Book Pages: 1032
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

For courses in Liberal Arts Mathematics. Engages non-STEM students with a practical presentation that connects mathematics to their current and future lives Mathematical Ideas is a versatile text that has evolved to meet changing curricular needs and trends, but remains steadfast to its primary objectives - comprehensive coverage, appropriate organization, clear exposition, abundant examples, and well-planned exercise sets with numerous applications. With a fresh focus on math in the workplace, this program shows students in liberal arts and survey courses how math will play an important role in their futures, while helping them to develop a solid understanding of mathematical concepts. The 14th Edition updates and enhances the text's hallmark features, and expands its robust MyLab(tm) Math course to include StatCrunch® applets, animations, corequisite course material, new section lecture videos, and much more. Also available with MyLab Math MyLab Math is the teaching and learning platform that empowers you to reach every student. By combining trusted author content with digital tools and a flexible platform, MyLab Math personalizes the learning experience and improves results for each student. Learn more about MyLab Math. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab Math does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab Math, ask your instructor to confirm the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information.


Author: Persi Diaconis
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691169774
Book Pages: 264
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

"Magical Mathematics reveals the secrets of amazing, fun-to-perform card tricks--and the profound mathematical ideas behind them--that will astound even the most accomplished magician. Persi Diaconis and Ron Graham provide easy, step-by-step instructions for each trick, explaining how to set up the effect and offering tips on what to say and do while performing it. Each card trick introduces a new mathematical idea, and varying the tricks in turn takes readers to the very threshold of today's mathematical knowledge. For example, the Gilbreath principle--a fantastic effect where the cards remain in control despite being shuffled--is found to share an intimate connection with the Mandelbrot set. Other card tricks link to the mathematical secrets of combinatorics, graph theory, number theory, topology, the Riemann hypothesis, and even Fermat's last theorem. Diaconis and Graham are mathematicians as well as skilled performers with decades of professional experience between them. In this book they share a wealth of conjuring lore, including some closely guarded secrets of legendary magicians. Magical Mathematics covers the mathematics of juggling and shows how the I Ching connects to the history of probability and magic tricks both old and new. It tells the stories--and reveals the best tricks--of the eccentric and brilliant inventors of mathematical magic. Magical Mathematics exposes old gambling secrets through the mathematics of shuffling cards, explains the classic street-gambling scam of three-card monte, traces the history of mathematical magic back to the thirteenth century and the oldest mathematical trick--and much more"-


Author: Charles D. Miller
Genre: Mathematics
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 9780321830944
Book Pages: 1008
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. What does your math course have to do with the latest TV shows or Hollywood movies? Plenty–if you’re using the right text. Mathematical Ideas, Twelfth Edition brings the best of Hollywood into the classroom through descriptions of video clips from popular cinema and television. Well-known author John Hornsby’s innovative approach is enhanced with great care in this revision, and refined to serve the needs of you and your instructor. Streamlined and updated, it offers a modernized design, new bubble pointers for Example annotations, and much more. It retains the consistent features, friendly writing style, clear examples, and exercise sets for which this text is known.


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Author: Tony Crilly
Genre: Mathematics
Publisher: Booksales
ISBN: 1847241476
Book Pages: 208
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

"Who invented zero? Why 60 seconds in a minute? How big is infinity? Where do parallel lines meet? And can a butterfly's wings really cause a storm on the far side of the world? In 50 Mathematical Ideas You Really Need to Know, Professor Tony Crilly explains in 50 clear and concise essays the mathematical concepts - ancient and modern, theoretical and practical, everyday and esoteric - that allow us to understand and shape the world around us. Beginning with zero itself and concluding with the last great unsolved problem, 50 Mathematical Ideas introduces the origins of mathematics, from Egyptian fractions to Roman numerals; explains the near-mystical significance of pi and primes, Fibonacci numbers and the golden ratio; tells you the things they didn't at school - what calculus, statistics and algebra can actually do, and the very real uses of imaginary numbers; illuminates the big Ideas of relativity, chaos theory, fractals, genetics and hyperspace; reveals the unspoken reasoning behind Sudoku and code cracking, lotteries and gambling, money management and compound interest; explores the latest mind-shattering developments, including the solving of Fermat's last theorem and the million-dollar question of the Riemann hypothesis. Packed with diagrams, examples and anecdotes, 50 Mathematical Ideas is the perfect overview of this often daunting but always essential subject. For once, mathematics couldn't be simpler."--Publisher's description.