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Math Doesn’t Suck

Math Doesn’t Suck

| March 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

So this time let’s check out something fun. “Math Doesn’t Suck” is an amazingly readable and fun book advocating the passion of doing math. And the best part is that it’s written by a hot American actress and mathematician Danica McKellar.   Basic Info Reading level: Ages 9 and up Paperback: 320 pages Publisher: Plume; Reprint edition (July […]

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Mastering Essential Math Skills: 20 Minutes a Day to Success

Mastering Essential Math Skills: 20 Minutes a Day to Success

| March 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

So here we have another “teaching companion” style book called “Mastering Essential Math Skills: 20 Minutes a Day to Success” by Rick Fisher. What’s special about this one? It’s actually the first book that I have reviewed, which is dedicated to middle school students (6 – 8 grades) and their parents or teachers.  So let’s […]

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Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions

Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions

| March 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

Here we have one of the most popular math books ever — “Flatland” by Edwin A. Abbott. The book was written back in 1884 and it’s a satirical novella, which uses symbolic language to depict the society of those days. It also analyses the nature of dimensions, which is the reason why it is still popular amongst […]

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Fermat’s Last Theorem

Fermat’s Last Theorem

| March 9, 2012 | 8 Comments

“Greatest mysteries hide in the simplest things” a wise man once said. And the famous Fermat’s last theorem is perhaps the best example of this. Who would have thought that one of the hardest math problems would look as simple as something you might see in a high school textbook. Fermat’s last theorem states that no three positive integers […]

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Curvature in Mathematics and Physics

Curvature in Mathematics and Physics

| March 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

Today I would like to review something a little bit more serious. This is a book by Shlomo Zvi Sternebrg called “Curvature in Mathematics and Physics”. As you might have already guessed, it’s a textbook which mostly deals with semi-Riemannian geometry and its applications. It’s a very interesting yet complex field of mathematics, however I […]

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For Dummies Series: Mathematics

For Dummies Series: Mathematics

| March 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

“For Dummies” is a series of educational books, which cover basically any subject you can think of. Starting with guides of programming ending with travel guides these cheap and easy to use books will teach you whatever you need. For more information check out their website. About the authors All the books in the series […]

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Amusements in Mathematics

Amusements in Mathematics

| March 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

Amusements in mathematics? Really? Well, guess what, maths can be fun and amusing. If you love solving problems that is. But since you are reading this review then chances are that you really enjoy maths so I can only recommend this great book, as it’s 258 pages of pure problem solving fun.   Basic Info Paperback: 258 […]

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30-Second Maths

30-Second Maths

| March 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

This time we have something quite unique. 30-Seconds is a book, which introduces the biggest discoveries of mathematics one-by-one only in 30 seconds. Naturally, the book is quite easy-going, I mean how much killer math equations can you stuff into 30 seconds. But on a more serious note, this book gets the job done and […]

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