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1. A mathematical nature walk [2009]
 Adam, John A.
 Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2009.
 Description
 Book — 1 online resource (xx, 248 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations Digital: data file.
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 Preface xv Acknowledgments xix Introduction
 1
 AT THE BEGINNING ...
 11 (General questions to challenge our powers of observation, estimation, and physical intuition) Q.1Q.6: Rainbows
 11 Q.7: Shadows
 11 Q.89: Clouds and cloud droplets
 12 Q.10: Light
 12 Q.11: Sound
 12 Q.1213: The rotation of the Earth
 12 Q.14: The horizon
 12 Q.15: The appearance of distant hills
 12
 IN THE "PLAYGROUND"
 13 (just to get our feet wet...) Q.16: Loch Nesshow long to empty it?
 13 Q.17: The Grand Canyonhow long to fill it with sand?
 14 Q.18: Just how large an area is a million acres?
 15 Q.19: Twentyfive billion hamburgershow many have you eaten?
 16 Q.20: How many head of cattle would be required to satisfy the (1978) daily demand for meat in the United States?
 16 Q.21: Why could King Kong never exist?
 17 Q.22: Why do small bugs dislike taking showers?
 18 Q.23: How fast is that raindrop falling?
 18 Q.24: Why can haystacks explode if they're too big?
 20 In the garden
 24 Q.25: Why can I see the "whole universe" in my garden globe?
 24 Q.26: How long is that bee going to collect nectar?
 25 Q.27: Why are those drops on the spider's web so evenly spaced?
 27 Q.28: What is the Fibonacci sequence?
 31 Q.29: So what is the "golden angle"?
 35 Q.30: Why are the angles between leaves "just so"?
 36
 IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD
 43 Q.31: Can you infer fencepost (or bridge) "shapes" just by walking past them?
 43 Q.32: Can you weigh a pumpkin just by carefully looking at it?
 48 Q.33: Can you determine the paths of lowflying ducks?
 53
 IN THE SHADOWS
 58 Q.34: How high is that tree? (An estimate using elliptical light patches)
 58 Q.35: Does my shadow accelerate?
 59 Q.36: How long is the Earth's shadow?
 61 Q.37: And Jupiter's? And Neptune's?
 63 Q.38: How wide is the Moon's shadow?
 63
 IN THE SKY
 64 Q.39: How far away is the horizon (neglecting refraction)?
 64 Q.40: How far away is that cloud?
 66 Q.41: How well is starlight reflected from a calm body of water?
 67 Q.42: How heavy is that cloud?
 71 Q.43: Why can we see farther in rain than in fog?
 72 Q.44: How far away does that "road puddle" mirage appear to be?
 73 Q.45: Why is the sky blue?
 77 Q.46: So how much more is violet light scattered than red?
 79 Q.47: What causes variation in colors of butterfly wings, bird plumage, and oil slicks?
 80 Q.48: What causes the metallic colors in that cloud?
 84 Q.49: How do rainbows form? And what are those fringes underneath the primary bow?
 85 Q.50: What about the secondary rainbow?
 92 Q.51: Are there higherorder rainbows?
 93 Q.52: So what is that triple rainbow?
 95 Q.53: Is there a "zeroth"order rainbow?
 98 Q.54: Can bubbles produce "rainbows"?
 99 Q.55: What would "diamondbows" look like?
 100 Q.56: What causes that ring around the Sun?
 101 Q.57: What is that shaft of light above the setting Sun?
 109 Q.58: What is that colored splotch of light beside the Sun?
 111 Q.59: What's that "smiley face" in the sky?
 113 Q.60: What are those colored rings around the shadow of my plane?
 116 Q.61: Why does geometrical optics imply infinite intensity at the rainbow angle?
 118
 IN THE NEST
 122 Q.62: How can you model the shape of birds' eggs?
 122 Q.63: What is the sphericity index?
 123 Q.64: Can the shape of an egg be modeled trigonometrically?
 124 Q.65: Can the shape of an egg be modeled algebraically?
 127 Q.66: Can the shape of an egg be modeled using calculus?
 130 Q.67: Can the shape of an egg be modeled geometrically?
 134
 IN (OR ON) THE WATER
 137 Q.68: What causes a glitter path?
 137 Q.69: What is the path of wave intersections?
 140 Q.70: How fast do waves move on the surface of water?
 141 Q.71: How do moving ships produce that wave pattern?
 148 Q.72: How do rocks in a flowing stream produce different patterns?
 152 Q.73: Can waves be stopped by opposing streams?
 154 Q.74: How far away is the storm?
 157 Q.75: How fast is the calm region of that "puddle wave" expanding?
 158 Q.76: How much energy do ocean waves have?
 160 Q.77: Does a wave raise the average depth of the water?
 162 Q.78: How can ship wakes prove the Earth is "round"?
 164 In the forest
 168 Q.79: How high can trees grow?
 168 Q.80: How much shade does a layer of leaves provide for the layer below?
 172 Q.81: What is the "murmur of the forest"?
 174 Q.82: How opaque is a wood or forest?
 176 Q.83: Why do some trees have "tumors"?
 179
 IN THE NATIONAL PARK
 183 Q.84: What shapes are river meanders?
 183 Q.85: Why are mountain shadows triangular?
 189 Q.86: Why does Zion Arch appear circular?
 191
 IN THE NIGHT SKY
 194 Q.87: How are star magnitudes measured?
 194 Q.88: How can I stargaze with a flashlight?
 196 Q.89: How can you model a star?
 197 Q.90: How long would it take the Sun to collapse?
 205 Q.91: What are those small rings around the Moon?
 207 Q.92: How can you model an eclipse of the Sun?
 210
 AT THE END ...
 217 Q.93: How can you model walking?
 217 Q.94: How "long" is that tree?
 221 Q.95: What are those "rays" I sometimes see at or after sunset?
 224 Q.96: How can twilight help determine the height of the atmosphere?
 228
 Appendix 1: A very short glossary of mathematical terms and functions
 231
 Appendix 2: Answers to questions 115
 234
 Appendix 3: Newton's law of cooling
 238
 Appendix 4: More mathematical patterns in nature
 240 References
 243 Index 247.
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 Havil, Julian, 1952
 Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2008.
 Description
 Book — 1 online resource (xii, 235 pages) : illustrations
 Summary

 Acknowledgments xi Introduction
 1
 Chapter 1: It's Common Knowledge
 3
 Chapter 2: Simpson's Paradox
 11
 Chapter 3: The Impossible Problem
 21
 Chapter 4: Braess's Paradox
 31
 Chapter 5: The Power of Complex Numbers
 39
 Chapter 6: Bucking the Odds
 50
 Chapter 7: Cantor's Paradise
 68
 Chapter 8: GamowStern Elevators
 82
 Chapter 9: The Toss of a Coin
 88
 Chapter 10: WildCard Poker
 103
 Chapter 11: Two Series
 113
 Chapter 12: Two Card Tricks
 131
 Chapter 13: The Spin of a Needle
 146
 Chapter 14: The Best Choice
 165
 Chapter 15: The Power of Powers
 176
 Chapter 16: Benford's Law
 190
 Chapter 17: Goodstein Sequences
 201
 Chapter 18: The BanachTarski Paradox
 210 The Motifs
 217
 Appendix 221 Index 233.
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 Ellenberg, Jordan, 1971 author.
 New York : The Penguin Press, 2014.
 Description
 Book — 468 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
 Summary

 When am I going to use this?
 Part I. Linearity : Less like Sweden
 Straight locally, curved globally
 Everyone is obese
 How much is that in dead Americans?
 More pie than plate
 Part II. Inference : The Baltimore stockbroker and the Bible Code
 Dead fish don't read minds
 Reductio ad unlikely
 The international journal of haruspicy
 Are you there, God? It's me, Bayesian inference
 Part III. Expectation : What to expect when you're expecting to win the lottery
 Miss more planes!
 Where the train tracks meet
 Part IV. Regression : The triumph of mediocrity
 Galton's ellipse
 Does lung cancer make you smoke cigarettes?
 Part V. Existence : There is no such thing as public opinion
 "Out of nothing I have created a strange new universe"
 How to be right.
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4. The handy math answer book [2012]
 BarnesSvarney, Patricia L.
 2nd ed.  Canton, MI : Visible Ink Press, 2012.
 Description
 Book — 1 online resource.
 Summary

 Front Cover; About Author; Half Title; Copyright; Book Title; Contents; Introduction; Acknowledgments; The History of Mathematics; Mathematics throughout History; Math Basics; Foundations of Mathematics; Algebra; Geometry and Trigonometry; Mathematical Analysis; Applied Mathematics; Math in the Physical Sciences; Math in the Natural Sciences; Math in Engineering; Math in Computing; Everyday Math; Recreational Math; Mathematical Resources;
 Appendix I: Measurement Systems and Conversion Factors;
 Appendix II: Common Formulas for Calculating Areas and Volumes of Shapes; Index.
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 Weinstein, Lawrence, 1960 author.
 Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2012.
 Description
 Book — 1 online resource (xv, 359 pages)
 Summary

 Acknowledgments xi Preface xiii
 1 How to Solve Problems
 1
 2 General Questions
 11 *2.1 Who unrolled the toilet paper?
 13 *2.2 Money height
 17 *2.3 Blotting out the Sun
 19 *2.4 Really extralarge popcorn
 21 *2.5 Building volume
 25 *2.6 Mass of money
 29 *2.7 A baseball in a glass of beer
 33 *2.8 Life on the phone
 37 *2.9 Money under the bridge
 41 *2.10 Monkeys and Shakespeare
 45 *2.11 The titans of siren
 49 *2.12 Airheads at the movies
 53 *2.13 Heavy cars and heavier people
 55 *2.14 Peeing in the pool
 59
 3 Recycling: What Really Matters?
 63 *3.1 Water bottles
 67 *3.2
 99 bottles of beer on the wall ...
 71 *3.3 Can the aluminum
 75 *3.4 Paper or plastic?
 79 *3.5 Paper doesn't grow on trees!
 83 *3.6 The rain in Spain ...
 87 *3.7 Bottom feeders
 91 *3.8 You light up my life!
 95
 4 The Five Senses
 101 *4.1 Don't stare at the Sun
 103 *4.2 Men of vision
 105 *4.3 Light a single candle
 109 *4.4 Oh say can you see?
 113 *4.5 Bigger eyes
 117 *4.6 They're watching us!
 121 *4.7 Beam the energy down, Scotty!
 125 *4.8 Oh say can you hear?
 131 *4.9 Heavy loads
 135
 5 Energy and Work
 139 *5.1 Power up the stairs
 143 *5.2 Power workout
 145 *5.3 Water over the dam
 149 *5.4 A hard nut to crack
 153 *5.5 Mousetrap cars
 155 *5.6 Push hard
 159 *5.7 Pumping car tires
 161 *5.8 Pumping bike tires
 165 *5.9 Atomic bombs and confetti
 169
 6 Energy and Transportation
 173 *6.1 Gaspowered humans
 177 *6.2 Driving across country
 181 *6.3 Keep on trucking
 185 *6.4 Keep on biking
 189 *6.5 Keep on training
 193 *6.6 Keep on flying
 197 *6.7 To pee or not to pee
 201 *6.8 Solarpowered cars
 205 *6.9 Put a doughnut in your tank
 209 *6.10 Perk up your car
 213 *6.11 Don't slow down
 217 *6.12 Throwing tomatoes
 219
 7 Heavenly Bodies
 223 *7.1 Orbiting the Sun
 227 *7.2 Flying off the Earth
 229 *7.3 The rings of Earth
 233 *7.4 It is not in the stars to hold our destiny
 237 *7.5 Orbiting a neutron star
 241 *7.6 How high can we jump?
 245 *7.7 Collapsing Sun
 249 *7.8 Splitting the Moon
 253 *7.9 Splitting a smaller moon
 257 *7.10 Spinning faster and slower
 263 *7.11 Shrinking Sun
 267 *7.12 Spinning Earth
 271 *7.13 The dinosaur killer and the day
 273 *7.14 The Yellowstone volcano and the day
 277 *7.15 The orbiting Moon
 281 *7.16 The shortest day
 283
 8 Materials
 289 *8.1 Stronger than spider silk
 291 *8.2 Beanstalk to orbit
 295 *8.3 Bolt failure
 299 *8.4 Making mountains out of molecules
 303 *8.5 Chopping down a tree
 307
 9 Radiation
 311 *9.1 Nuclear neutrinos
 315 *9.2 Neutrinos and you
 319 *9.3 Solar neutrinos
 323 *9.4 Supernovas can be dangerous
 327 *9.5 Reviving ancient bacteria
 331 *9.6 Decaying protons
 335 *9.7 Journey to the center of the galaxy
 337 Appendix A * Dealing with Large Numbers
 341 * A.1 Large Numbers
 341 * A.2 Precision, Lots of Digits, and Lying
 343 * A.3 Numbers and Units
 345 Appendix B * Pegs to Hang Things On
 347 Bibliography
 351 Index 355.
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 Weinstein, Lawrence, 1960 author.
 Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2008.
 Description
 Book — 1 online resource (xv, 301 pages) : illustrations
 Summary

 Acknowledgments xi Preface xiii
 Chapter 1: How to Solve Problems
 1
 Chapter 2: Dealing with Large Numbers
 11 2.1 Scientific Notation
 11 2.2 Accuracy
 14 2.3 A Note on Units
 16 2.4 Unit Conversion
 17
 Chapter 3: General Questions
 19 3.1 One big family
 21 3.2 Fore!
 25 3.3 This is a fine pickle you've got us into, Patty
 29 3.4 Throwing in the towel
 31 3.5 Hey buddy, can you fill a dome?
 35 3.6 A mole of cats
 39 3.7 Massive MongaMillions
 41 3.8 Tons of trash
 43 3.9 Mt. Trashmore
 47 3.10 Juggling people
 51 3.11 Shelving the problem
 53
 Chapter 4: Animals and People
 55 4.1 More numerous than the stars in the sky
 57 4.2 Laboring in vein
 61 4.3 Unzipping your skin
 65 4.4 Hair today, gone tomorrow
 69 4.5 Hot dawg!
 73 4.6 Playing the field
 75 4.7 Ewww... gross!
 77 4.8 Going potty
 79 4.9 Let's get one thing straight!
 83
 Chapter 5: Transportation
 87 5.1 Driving past Saturn
 89 5.2 Drowning in gasoline
 91 5.3 Slowly on the highway
 95 5.4 Rickshaws and automobiles
 99 5.5 Horse exhaust
 103 5.6 Tire tracks
 107 5.7 Working for the car
 109
 Chapter 6: Energy and Work
 113 6.1 Energy of height
 114 6.1.1 Mountain climbing
 115 6.1.2 Flattening the Alps
 119 6.1.3 Raising a building
 123 6.2 Energy of motion
 126 6.2.1 At your service
 127 6.2.2 Kinetic trucking
 129 6.2.3 Racing continents
 131 6.2.4 "To boldly go... "
 135 6.3 Work
 138 6.3.1 Crash!
 139 6.3.2 SpiderMan and the subway car
 143
 Chapter 7: Hydrocarbons and Carbohydrates
 145 7.1 Chemical energy
 145 7.1.1 Energy in gasoline
 147 7.1.2 Battery energy
 151 7.1.3 Battery energy density
 155 7.1.4 Batteries vs. gas tanks
 159 7.2 Food is energy
 162 7.2.1 Eat here, get gas
 163 7.2.2 Farmland for ethanol
 167 7.3 Power!
 170 7.3.1 Hot humans
 171 7.3.2 Fill 'er up with gasoline
 173 7.3.3 Fill 'er up with electricity
 175
 Chapter 8: The Earth, the Moon, and Lots of Gerbils
 179 8.1 "And yet it moves" (e pur si muove)
 181 8.2 Duck!
 185 8.3 Supersized Sun
 189 8.4 Sun power
 193 8.5 Gerbils 1, Sun
 0
 197 8.6 Chemical Sun
 201 8.7 Nearby supernova
 205 8.8 Melting ice caps
 209
 Chapter 9: Energy and the Environment
 213 9.1 Power to the people
 215 9.2 Continental power
 219 9.3 Solar energy
 223 9.4 Land for solar energy
 225 9.5 Tilting at windmills
 229 9.6 The power of coal
 233 9.7 The power of nuclei
 237 9.8 Hard surfaces
 239
 Chapter 10: The Atmosphere
 243 10.1 Into thin air
 245 10.2 Ancient air
 247 10.3 Suck it up
 251 10.4 CO2 from coal
 255 10.5 A healthy glow
 259 10.6 CO2 from cars
 261 10.7 Turning gas into trees
 265 10.8 Turning trees into gas
 269
 Chapter 11: Risk
 273 11.1 Gambling on the road
 275 11.2 The plane truth
 277 11.3 Life's a beach
 279 11.4 Up in smoke
 281
 Chapter 12: Unanswered Questions
 285 Appendix: Needed Numbers and Formulas
 289 A.1 Useful Numbers
 289 A.2 Handy Formulas
 289 A.3 Metric Prefixes
 290 B Pegs to Hang Things On
 291 Bibliography
 295 Index 299.
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 Stewart, Ian, 1945
 New York : Basic Books, ©2008.
 Description
 Book — 1 online resource (x, 310 pages) : illustrations
 Summary

 Acknowledgements; Second Drawer Down; Calculator Curiosity 1; Year Turned Upside Down; Luckless Lovelorn Lilavati; Sixteen Matches; Swallowing Elephants; Magic Circle; Dodgem; PresstheDigitation; Secrets of the Abacus; Redbeard's Treasure; Hexaflexagons; Who Invented the Equals Sign?; Stars and Snips; By the Numbers of Babylon; Magic Hexagons; The CollatzSyracuseUlam Problem; The Jeweller's Dilemma; What Seamus Didn't Know; Why Toast Always Falls ButteredSide Down; The Buttered Cat Paradox; Lincoln's Dog; Whodunni's Dice; A Flexible Polyhedron; The Bellows Conjecture.
 Digital CubesNothing Which Appeals Much to a Mathematician; What Is the Area of an Ostrich Egg?; Order into Chaos; Big Numbers; The Drowning Mathematician; Mathematical Pirates; The Hairy Ball Theorem; Cups and Downs; Secret Codes; When 2+ 2= 0; Secret Codes That Can Be Made Public; Calendar Magic; Mathematical Cats; The Rule of Eleven; Common Knowledge; Pickled Onion Puzzle; Guess the Card; And Now with a Complete Pack; Halloween = Christmas; Egyptian Fractions; The Greedy Algorithm; How to Move a Table; Rectangling the Square; Newton, by Byron; X Marks the Spot; Whatever's the Antimatter?
 How to See Inside ThingsMathematicians Musing About Mathematics; Wittgenstein's Sheep; Leaning Tower of Pizza; PieThagoras's WorldFamous Mince ps; Diamond Frame; Pour Relations; Alexander's Horned Sphere; The Sacred Principle of Mat; Perfectly Abundantly Amicably Deficient; Target Practice; Just a Phase I'm Going Through; Proof Techniques; Second Thoughts; How Dudeney Cooked Loyd; Cooking with Water; Celestial Resonance; Calculator Curiosity 2; Which is Bigger?; Sums That Go On For Ever; The Most Outrageous Proof; Colorado Smith and the Solar Temple.
 Why Can't I Add Fractions Like I Multiply Them?Farey, Farey, Quite Contrary; Pooling Resources; Welcome to the RepTile House; Cooking on a Torus; The Catalan Conjecture; The Origin of the Square Root Symbol; Please Bear with Me; The Ham Sandwich Theorem; Cricket on Grumpius; The Man Who Loved Only Numbers; The Missing Piece; What Does Zeno?; Pieces of Five; Pi in the Sky; The Curious Incident of the Dog; Mathematics Made Difficult; A Weird Fact about Egyptian Fractions; A Four Colour Theorem; Serpent of Perpetual Darkness; What Are the Odds?; A Potted History of Mathematics.
 The Shortest Mathematical Joke EverGlobal Warming Swindle; Name the Cards; What Is Point Nine Recurring?; Ghost of a Departed Quantity; Nice Little Earner; A Puzzle for Leonardo; PresentMinded Somewhere Else; It's About Time; Do I Avoid Kangaroos?; The Klein Bottle; Accounting the Digits; Multiplying with Sticks; As Long as I Gaze on Laplacian Sunrise; Another Take on Mathematical Cats; Bordered Prime Magic Square; The GreenTao Theorem; Peaucellier's Linkage; A Better Approximation to p; Strictly for Calculus Buffs; The Statue of Pallas Athene; Calculator Curiosity 3; Completing the Square.
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 Havil, Julian, 1952
 Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 2010.
 Description
 Book — 1 online resource (xiii, 196 pages)
 Summary

 Preface xi Acknowledgements xiii Introduction
 1
 Chapter 1: Three Tennis Paradoxes
 4
 Chapter 2: The Uphill Roller
 16
 Chapter 3: The Birthday Paradox
 25
 Chapter 4: The Spin of a Table
 37
 Chapter 5: Derangements
 46
 Chapter 6: Conway's Chequerboard Army
 62
 Chapter 7: The Toss of a Needle
 68
 Chapter 8: Torricelli's Trumpet
 82
 Chapter 9: Nontransitive Effects
 92
 Chapter 10: A Pursuit Problem
 105
 Chapter 11: Parrondo's Games
 115
 Chapter 12: Hyperdimensions
 127
 Chapter 13: Friday the 13th
 151
 Chapter 14: Fractran
 162 The Motifs
 180 Appendix A: The InclusionExclusion Principle
 187 Appendix B: The Binomial Inversion Formula
 189 Appendix C: Surface Area and Arc Length
 193 Index 195.
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9. A hundred billion trillion stars [2017]
 Fishman, Seth, author.
 First edition.  New York, NY : Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2017]
 Description
 Book — 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
 Summary

"A look at the numbers that surround us, big and small, on earth and in outer space." Provided by publisher.
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Education Library (Cubberley)
Education Library (Cubberley)  Status 

Curriculum Collection  
QA40.5 .F575 2017  Unknown 
 Barrow, John D., 1952
 1st American ed.  New York ; London : W.W. Norton & Company, 2009.
 Description
 Book — xiv, 284 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
 Summary

 Two's company, three's a crowd
 It's a small world after all
 Monkey business
 Independence Day
 Rugby and relativity
 Wagons roll
 A sense of proportion
 Why does the other queue always move faster?
 Pylon of the month
 A sense of balance
 Bridging that gap
 On the cards
 Tally Ho
 Relationships
 Racing certainties
 High jumping
 Superficiality
 VAT in eternity
 Living in a simulation
 Emergence
 How to push a car
 Positive feedback
 The drunkard's walk
 Faking it
 The flaw of averages
 The origami of the universe
 Easy and hard problems
 Is this a record?
 A doityourself lottery
 I do not believe it!
 Flash fires
 The secretary problem
 Fair divorce settlements : the winwin solution
 Many happy returns
 Verbal conjuring
 Financial investment with time travelers
 A thought for your pennies
 Breaking the law of averages
 How long are things likely to survive?
 A president who preferred the triangle to the Pentagon
 Secret codes in your pocket
 I've got a terrible memory for names
 Calculus makes you live longer
 Getting in a flap
 Your number's up
 Double your money
 Some reflections on faces
 The most infamous mathematician
 Roller coasters and motorway junctions
 A tailormade explosion
 Walk please, don't run!
 Mindreading tricks
 The planet of the deceivers
 How to win the lottery
 A truly weird football match
 An arch problem
 Counting in eights
 Getting a mandate
 Twoheaded League
 Creating something out of nothing
 How to rig an election
 The swing of the pendulum
 A bike with square wheels
 How many guards does an art gallery need?
 And what about a prison?
 A snooker trick shot
 Brothers and sisters
 Playing fair with a biased coin
 The wonders of tautology
 What a racket
 Packing your stuff
 Sent packing again
 Crouching Tiger
 How the leopard got his spots
 The madness of crowds
 Diamond geezer
 The three laws of robotics
 Thinking outside the box
 Googling in the Caribbean : the power of the matrix
 Loss aversion
 The lead in your pencil
 Testing spaghetti to destruction
 The gherkin
 Being mean with the price index
 Omniscience can be a liability
 White people aren't cleverer
 The man from underground
 There are no uninteresting numbers
 Incognito
 The ice skating paradox
 The rule of two
 Segregation and micromotives
 Not going with the flow
 Venn vill they ever learn
 Some benefits of irrationality
 Strange formulae
 Chaos
 All aboard
 The global village.
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QA99 .B188 2009  Unavailable In transit 
 Weinstein, Lawrence, 1960
 Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2008.
 Description
 Book — 1 online resource (xv, 301 pages) : illustrations, maps
12. Mathematical fallacies, flaws, and flimflam [2000]
 Barbeau, Edward, 1938
 Washington, DC : Mathematical Association of America, [2000]
 Description
 Book — 1 online resource (xvi, 167 pages) : illustrations.
 Summary

 1. Numbers
 2. Algebra and trigonometry
 3. Geometry
 4. Finite mathematics
 5. Probability
 6. Calculus: limits and derivatives
 7. Calculus: integration and differential equations
 8. Calculus: multivariate and applications
 9. Linear and modern algebra
 10. Advanced undergraduate mathematics
 11. Parting shots.
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 Havil, Julian, 1952
 Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 2010.
 Description
 Book — 1 online resource (xiii, 196 pages)
 Summary

 Preface xi Acknowledgements xiii Introduction
 1
 Chapter 1: Three Tennis Paradoxes
 4
 Chapter 2: The Uphill Roller
 16
 Chapter 3: The Birthday Paradox
 25
 Chapter 4: The Spin of a Table
 37
 Chapter 5: Derangements
 46
 Chapter 6: Conway's Chequerboard Army
 62
 Chapter 7: The Toss of a Needle
 68
 Chapter 8: Torricelli's Trumpet
 82
 Chapter 9: Nontransitive Effects
 92
 Chapter 10: A Pursuit Problem
 105
 Chapter 11: Parrondo's Games
 115
 Chapter 12: Hyperdimensions
 127
 Chapter 13: Friday the 13th
 151
 Chapter 14: Fractran
 162 The Motifs
 180 Appendix A: The InclusionExclusion Principle
 187 Appendix B: The Binomial Inversion Formula
 189 Appendix C: Surface Area and Arc Length
 193 Index 195.
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 Atesmen, M. Kemal.
 West Conshohocken, PA : Infinity Publishing, 2011.
 Description
 Book — 291 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
 Summary

 Everyday problems solved using basic equations
 Everyday problems solved using series concepts
 Everyday problems solved using differential and integral calculus
 Everyday problems solved using statistics and probability principles
 Everyday problems solved using spreadsheets.
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QA93 .A74 2011  Available 
 Ball, Keith M., 1960
 Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2003.
 Description
 Book — 1 online resource (xiii, 251 pages) : illustrations
 Summary

 Shannon's free lunch
 Counting dots
 Fermat's Little Theorem and infinite decimals
 Strange curves
 Shared birthdays, normal bells
 Stirling works
 Spare change, pools of blood
 Fibonacci's rabbits revisited
 Chasing the curve
 Rational and irrational.
16. A certain ambiguity : a mathematical novel [2007]
 Suri, Gaurav, 1966
 Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2007.
 Description
 Book — 1 online resource (viii, 281 pages) : illustrations
 Summary

 Foreward vii
 Chapter 1
 1
 Chapter 2
 32
 Chapter 3
 63
 Chapter 4
 103
 Chapter 5
 129
 Chapter 6
 182
 Chapter 7
 225
 Chapter 8
 246 Epilogue Notes
 243 Acknowledgments.
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 Ball, Keith M., 1960
 Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2003.
 Description
 Book — 1 online resource (xiii, 251 pages) : illustrations
 Summary

 Shannon's free lunch
 Counting dots
 Fermat's Little Theorem and infinite decimals
 Strange curves
 Shared birthdays, normal bells
 Stirling works
 Spare change, pools of blood
 Fibonacci's rabbits revisited
 Chasing the curve
 Rational and irrational.
18. Beautiful mathematics [2011]
 Erickson, Martin J., 1963
 Washington, D.C. : Mathematical Association of America, ©2011.
 Description
 Book — 1 online resource (xiii, 177 pages) : illustrations. Digital: data file.
 Summary

 Preface
 1. Imaginative words
 2. Intriguing images
 3. Captivating formulas
 4. Delightful theorems
 5. Pleasing proofs
 6. Elegant solutions
 7. Creative problems Appendix A. Harmonious foundations Appendix B. Eyeopening explorations.
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 Lubar, David.
 Reading, Mass. : AddisonWesley, c1995.
 Description
 Book — 202 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
 Summary

Puzzled by your PC? Mad at your Macintosh? Tired of technology in general? You're not alone! Even since the HAL 9000, computers have been the gadgets everyone loves to hate. David Lubar brings you a wideranging collection full of offthemark predictions, bad advice, worldclass putdowns, and even occasional words of praise from the"experts" in the fieldeveryone from Steve Jobs and Thomas J. Watson, Jr. to Woody Allen and George Bush. The perfect gift for anyone who's ever loved or loathed their computer! 0201483041B04062001.
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Green Library
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QA76.5 .L75 1995  Unknown 
20. Lion hunting & other mathematical pursuits : a collection of mathematics, verse, and stories [1995]
 Boas, Ralph P. (Ralph Philip), 19121992
 [Washington, D.C.] : Mathematical Association of America, c1995.
 Description
 Book — xii, 308 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
 Summary

 1. Lion hunting
 2. Infinite series
 3. Recollections and verse I
 4. The mean value theorem
 5. Recollections and verse II
 6. Indeterminate forms
 7. Recollections and verse III
 8. Complex variables
 9. Recollections and verse IV
 10. Inverse functions
 11. Recollections and verse V
 12. Bourbaki
 13. The teaching of mathematics
 14. Polynomials
 15. Polynomials
 16. Literature and mathematics
 17. Reviews and miscellaneous articles.
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SAL3 (offcampus storage)
SAL3 (offcampus storage)  Status 

Stacks  Request 
QA99 .B63 1995  Available 
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