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  1. Zero to Infinity: A History of Numbers

    Zero to Infinity: A History of Numbers

    Edward B. Burger
    4.5 out of 5
    78% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Starting at £54.99 Starting at £54.99 £54.99 £54.99£54.99
    Numbers surround us. They mark our days, light our nights, foretell our weather, and keep us on course. They drive commerce and sustain civilization. But what are they? Zero to Infinity: A History of Numbers will not only give you the full and detailed story of how and why numbers are important; it will also introduce you to their enduring mystery. Whether you struggled through algebra or you majored in mathematics,...
  2. Great Thinkers, Great Theorems

    Great Thinkers, Great Theorems

    William Dunham
    4.8 out of 5
    96% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (93)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    Explore the most awe-inspiring theorems in the 3,000-year history of mathematics with the 24 lectures of Great Thinkers, Great Theorems. Professor William Dunham, an award-winning teacher with a talent for conveying the essence of mathematical ideas, reveals how great minds like Pythagoras, Newton, and Euler crafted theorems that would revolutionize our understanding of the world. Approaching great theorems the way...
  3. Great Scientific Ideas That Changed the World Sale

    Great Scientific Ideas That Changed the World

    Steven L. Goldman
    4.1 out of 5
    69% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (94)
    Save up to £60.00 Starting at £9.99 £79.99 £9.99£79.99
    In this course you will explore ideas that-when society has been willing to pursue them-have helped form the foundation of modern life. You'll discover there is no sharp distinction between ideas that are classified as scientific and those that are classified as philosophical or mathematical, or even between scientific ideas and political, religious, or aesthetic ideas. In each lecture, you also will examine the...
  4. Power of Mathematical Thinking: From Newton's Laws to Elections and the Economy

    Power of Mathematical Thinking: From Newton's Laws to Elections and the Economy

    Donald G. Saari
    2.1 out of 5
    22% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (18)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £39.99 £39.99£39.99
    One of the secret powers of math is its ability to provide insights into situations that may not even seem like math problems. In 24 lectures, The Power of Mathematical Thinking: From Newton's Laws to Elections and the Economy gives you vivid lessons in the extraordinary reach of applied mathematics. Join noted mathematician and Professor Donald G. Saari on this dynamic exploration of how math is used to solve...
  5. Queen of the Sciences: A History of Mathematics

    Queen of the Sciences: A History of Mathematics

    David M. Bressoud
    4.7 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (56)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    For at least 4,000 years of recorded history, humans have engaged in the study of mathematics. Our progress in this field is a gripping narrative that describes a never-ending search for hidden patterns in numbers, a philosopher's quest for the ultimate meaning of mathematical relationships, and a chronicle of amazing progress. Embark on a supreme intellectual adventure with The Queen of the Sciences: A History of...
  6. Mind-Bending Math: Riddles and Paradoxes

    Mind-Bending Math: Riddles and Paradoxes

    David Kung
    4.5 out of 5
    81% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (37)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    Discover the timeless riddles and paradoxes that have confounded the greatest philosophical, mathematical, and scientific minds in history. Stretching your mind to try to solve a puzzle, even when the answer eludes you, can help sharpen your mind and focus—and it’s an intellectual thrill! Mind-Bending Math will have you contemplating everything from the enthralling paradox of paradoxes to the mysteries of...