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The Mathematics Of Everyday Life
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|August 21, 2018

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Two experienced math educators help the average reader discover not only the everyday usefulness of math but the fun that comes from mastering the basics of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and more. If you think of mathematics as a series of pointless classroom…
The Joy Of Mathematics: Marvels, Novelties, And Neglected Gems That Are Rarely Taught In Math Class

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Wouldn't it be great if all school teachers (from kindergarten through high school) would share the joy of mathematics with their students, rather than focus only on the prescribed curriculum that will subsequently be tested? This book reveals some of the…
Magnificent Mistakes In Mathematics
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|August 13, 2013

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Two veteran math educators demonstrate how some "magnificent mistakes" had profound consequences for our understanding of mathematics' key concepts. In the nineteenth century, English mathematician William Shanks spent fifteen years calculating the value of pi,…
Teaching Secondary Mathematics: Techniques And Enrichment Units, Pearson Etext With Loose-leaf…

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This title is only available as a loose-leaf version with Pearson eText.   Teaching Secondary Mathematics, 9/e combines methods of teaching mathematics, including all aspects and responsibilities of the job, with a collection of enrichment units appropriate…
100 Commonly Asked Questions in Math Class: Answers That Promote Mathematical Understanding, Grades…

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100 ways to get students hooked on math! That one question got you stumped? Or maybe you have the answer, but it’s not all that compelling. Al Posamentier and his coauthors to the rescue with this handy reference containing fun answers to students’100 most…
Challenging Problems in Algebra

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Designed for high-school students and teachers with an interest in mathematical problem-solving, this stimulating collection includes more than 300 problems that are "off the beaten path" — i.e., problems that give a new twist to familiar topics that…
Math Charmers: Tantalizing Tidbits for the Mind

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Professional mathematicians often speak of the beauty of mathematics and the elegance of its solutions. Yet the esthetic appeal of math is rarely conveyed to students at the elementary, secondary, or even college level. Instead, most of us develop phobias in…
Problem Solving In Mathematics: Surprising And Entertaining
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|This title releases February 29, 2020

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This book will present a collection of mathematical problems — lighthearted in nature — intended to entertain the general readership. Problems will be selected largely for the unusual and unexpected solutions to which they lend themselves. Some…
Math Makers: The Lives And Works Of 50 Famous Mathematicians
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|This title releases January 14, 2020

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An entertaining history of mathematics as chronicled through fifty short biographies. Mathematics today is the fruit of centuries of brilliant insights by men and women whose personalities and life experiences were often as extraordinary as their mathematical…
Strategy Games To Enhance Problem-solving Ability In Mathematics

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Games are seen only for recreation. However, this book shows that games can be used to strengthen problem-solving skills and beyond. This book presents strategy games and discusses for each one solutions towards a winning position in the game. In most cases,…
Strategy Games to Enhance Problem-Solving Ability in Mathematics
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|November 11, 2016

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"This is a nice collection of board games, and when pupils will play such games, they will develop some winning strategies for these games, and these skills will probably help in cultivating certain attitudes and perhaps working schemes to tackle…
The Circle: A Mathematical Exploration Beyond The Line
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|August 23, 2016

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The circle has fascinated mathematicians since ancient times. This entertaining book describes in layperson's terms the many intriguing properties of this fundamental shape. If math has intimidated you, this may be the ideal book to help you appreciate the…
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