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Second hand books on Mathematics & Numeracy
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Dissections Plane And Fancy -by- Greg N Frederickson (1997) ISBN 0521571979 used geometry book for sale in Australian second hand bookshop Dissections: Plane And Fancy -by- Greg N Frederickson (1997). ISBN 0521571979. Geometry. Mathematical Puzzles. Geometric dissections are the mathematical art of cutting figures into pieces that can be rearranged to form other figures, using as few pieces as possible; this book shows you many ingenious ways to solve these problems and the beautiful constructions you can create, and explains solution methods carefully: new and old types of slides, strips, steps, tessellations, and exploration of star and polygon structures; only a basic knowledge of high school geometry is needed. Used second hand hardcover book in dust jacket. 310 pages. (Cambridge University Press. Cambridge, UK. 1997) In fine condition. Weight 800 grams.
Product Id: MT27219
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Dyslexia And Mathematics edited T R Miles E Miles (Reprint 2002) ISBN 0415049873 used book for sale in Australian second hand book shop Dyslexia And Mathematics -edited- T R Miles & E Miles (Reprint 2002). ISBN 0415049873. Dyslexia is seen primarily as a limitation in the ability to deal with symbolic material, therefore special teaching techniques are needed; this book contains a wealth of material on individual cases and on children of different ages; all the contributors have had experience of teaching dyslexic children at various levels. Used second hand paperback book. 130 pages. (Routledge, London. Reprint 2002)In fine condition. Weight 200 grams.
Product Id: MT27223
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Einstein For Dummies E=MC2 by Carlos I Calle (2005) ISBN 0764583484 used book for sale in Australian second hand bookshop Einstein For Dummies E=MC2 -by- Carlos I Calle (2005), Senior Research Scientist at NASA and author of 'Superstrings And Other Things'. ISBN 0764583484. A fun, accessible guide clearly explains Albert Einstein's amazing theories and the tremendous impact of his discoveries on contemporary life and science; get a glimpse into Einstein's personal life and beliefs, as well as an overview of the main events that shaped his ideas and laid the groundwork for his accomplishments. Includes tear-out cheat sheet. Used second hand paperback book. 364 pages. (Wiley Publishing, Inc. 2005) Covers are creased. Foxing and some marks on edges of pages, else pages are very good. Weight 600 grams.
Product Id: MT27222
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Five Equations That Changed The World The Power And Poetry Of Mathematics by Michael Guillen (1995) 
ISBN 1567314058 used book for sale in Australian second hand book shop Five Equations That Changed The World: The Power And Poetry Of Mathematics -by- Michael Guillen (1995). ISBN 1567314058. The stories of Newton, Bernoulli, Faraday, Clausius, and Einstein are vividly brought to life by the author, revealing the political conflicts, social upheaval, religious sanctions, family tragedies, and personal ambitions that contributed to each man's indelible place in history. Used second hand hardback book in dust jacket. 278 pages. (MJF Books, New York. 1995) Some scuffs on dust jacket. Else in very good condition. Weight 400 grams.
Product Id: MT27224
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In Polya's Footsteps Miscellaneous Problems And Essays Dolciani Mathematical Expositions Number 19 
(In Pólya's Footsteps) by Ross Honsberger (1997) ISBN 00883853264 used mathematical problem-solving book for sale in Australian second hand bookshop In Polya's Footsteps: Miscellaneous Problems And Essays: Dolciani Mathematical Expositions Number 19 (In Pólya's Footsteps) -by- Ross Honsberger (1997). ISBN 00883853264. Mathematics Problem Solving. A book of miscellaneous mathematical delights; half a dozen essays are sprinkled among some hundred problems, most of which are the easier problems posed in various olympiads covering combinatorics, geometry, number theory, algebra, and probability along with 25 exercises and their detailed solutions. Used second hand paperback book. 316 pages. (The Mathematical Association of America. 1997) In fine condition. Weight 440 grams.
Product Id: MT27221
Price: AU$25.00
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Spline Models For Observational Data (CBMS-NSF Regional Conference Series In Applied Mathematics No. 59) -by- Grace Wahba (1990). ISBN 0898712440. Statistics. This book provides a rather complete unified treatment of smoothing splines, starting with the classical polynomial smoothing spline, and including the periodic smoothing spline on a circle, both scalar and vector-valued splines on the sphere, and thin plane splines in the plane and in higher dimensional Euclidean spaces; in addition, it treats two special kinds of smoothing splines called partial splines and additive splines; the splines discussed here have numerous practical applications in data fitting of economical, medical, meteorological, and radiation data; Wahba provides applications to the solution of Fredholm integral equations of the first kind, fluid flow problems in porous media, and certain inverse problems. Used second hand paperback book. 170 pages. BKCB0059. (SIAM Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Philadelphia, 1990) In fine condition. Weight 300 grams.
Product Id: MT27225
Price: AU$60.00
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The Fifty-Nine Icosahedra by Coxeter Du Val Flather Petrie 3rd Edition 1999 
ISBN 1899618325 used geometry book for sale in Australian second hand bookshop The Fifty-Nine Icosahedra -by- H S M Coxeter, P Du Val, H T Flather & J F Petrie. Third Edition 1999. ISBN 1899618325. Geometry. This paper enumerates & describes the polyhedra that can be derived from the five Platonic solids by stellation, i.e. by extending or 'producing' the faces until they meet again, always preserving the rotational symmetry of the original solid. Illustrated with black & white photographs and line drawings. Used second hand paperback book. 72 pages. (Tarquin Publications, Diss, Norfolk, UK. 3rd Edition 1999) In very good condition. Weight 200 grams.
Product Id: MT27218
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The Moment Of Proof Mathematical Epiphanies by Donald C Benson (1999) ISBN 0195117212 used methematics book for sale in Australian second hand bookshop The Moment Of Proof: Mathematical Epiphanies -by- Donald C Benson (1999). ISBN 0195117212. Mathematics. An introduction to the pleasures of mathematical thinking. When Archimedes, while bathing, suddenly hit upon the principle of buoyancy, he ran naked through the streets, crying 'eureka!'; in this delightful book the author attempts to convey to general readers the feeling of 'eureka!' that mathematicians feel when they first encounter an elegant proof; it is packed with intriguing conundrums: Loyd's Fifteen Puzzle, the Petersburg Paradox, the Chaos Game, the Monty Hall Problem, the Prisoners' Dilemma, as well as many mathematical curiosities; learn how to perform 'casting out nines' and Russian peasant multiplication, which actually works; the author takes you step by step through many mathematical wonders. Used second hand hardcover book in dust jacket. 331 pages. (Oxford University Press. 1999) A few marks on edges of pages, else in fine condition. Weight 900 grams.
Product Id: MT27220
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The Rainbow: From Myth To Mathematics -by- Carl B Boyer (1987). ISBN 0691024057. Mathematics. An account of ideas on the rainbow from antiquity through our own times, beginning with Greek mythology, demonstrating that this physical phenomenon is sufficiently complex to attract the attention of the modern scientist; this is the most comprehensive mathematical study of the rainbow ever published. Used second hand paperback book. 376 pages. (Princeton University Press. 1987) Corners bumped, else in very good condition. Weight 500 grams.
Product Id: MT27235
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