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The Real Numbers

The Real Numbers [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 331901577X
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
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The Real Numbers by Book Resume:

While most texts on real analysis are content to assume the real numbers, or to treat them only briefly, this text makes a serious study of the real number system and the issues it brings to light. Analysis needs the real numbers to model the line, and to support the concepts of continuity and measure. But these seemingly simple requirements lead to deep issues of set theory—uncountability, the axiom of choice, and large cardinals. In fact, virtually all the concepts of infinite set theory are needed for a proper understanding of the real numbers, and hence of analysis itself. By focusing on the set-theoretic aspects of analysis, this text makes the best of two worlds: it combines a down-to-earth introduction to set theory with an exposition of the essence of analysis—the study of infinite processes on the real numbers. It is intended for senior undergraduates, but it will also be attractive to graduate students and professional mathematicians who, until now, have been content to "assume" the real numbers. Its prerequisites are calculus and basic mathematics. Mathematical history is woven into the text, explaining how the concepts of real number and infinity developed to meet the needs of analysis from ancient times to the late twentieth century. This rich presentation of history, along with a background of proofs, examples, exercises, and explanatory remarks, will help motivate the reader. The material covered includes classic topics from both set theory and real analysis courses, such as countable and uncountable sets, countable ordinals, the continuum problem, the Cantor–Schröder–Bernstein theorem, continuous functions, uniform convergence, Zorn's lemma, Borel sets, Baire functions, Lebesgue measure, and Riemann integrable functions.

Complex Numbers from A to ...Z

Complex Numbers from A to ...Z [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0817644490
Author: Titu Andreescu,Dorin Andrica
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
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Complex Numbers from A to ...Z by Titu Andreescu,Dorin Andrica Book Resume:

* Learn how complex numbers may be used to solve algebraic equations, as well as their geometric interpretation * Theoretical aspects are augmented with rich exercises and problems at various levels of difficulty * A special feature is a selection of outstanding Olympiad problems solved by employing the methods presented * May serve as an engaging supplemental text for an introductory undergrad course on complex numbers or number theory

The Book of Numbers

The Book of Numbers [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1461240727
Author: John H. Conway,Richard Guy
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
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The Book of Numbers by John H. Conway,Richard Guy Book Resume:

"...the great feature of the book is that anyone can read it without excessive head scratching...You'll find plenty here to keep you occupied, amused, and informed. Buy, dip in, wallow." -IAN STEWART, NEW SCIENTIST "...a delightful look at numbers and their roles in everything from language to flowers to the imagination." -SCIENCE NEWS "...a fun and fascinating tour of numerical topics and concepts. It will have readers contemplating ideas they might never have thought were understandable or even possible." -WISCONSIN BOOKWATCH "This popularization of number theory looks like another classic." -LIBRARY JOURNAL

Really Big Numbers

Really Big Numbers [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1470414252
Author: Richard Evan Schwartz
Publisher: American Mathematical Soc.
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Really Big Numbers by Richard Evan Schwartz Book Resume:

In the American Mathematical Society's first-ever book for kids (and kids at heart), mathematician and author Richard Evan Schwartz leads math lovers of all ages on an innovative and strikingly illustrated journey through the infinite number system. By means of engaging, imaginative visuals and endearing narration, Schwartz manages the monumental task of presenting the complex concept of Big Numbers in fresh and relatable ways. The book begins with small, easily observable numbers before building up to truly gigantic ones, like a nonillion, a tredecillion, a googol, and even ones too huge for names! Any person, regardless of age, can benefit from reading this book. Readers will find themselves returning to its pages for a very long time, perpetually learning from and growing with the narrative as their knowledge deepens. Really Big Numbers is a wonderful enrichment for any math education program and is enthusiastically recommended to every teacher, parent and grandparent, student, child, or other individual interested in exploring the vast universe of numbers.

A Mind For Numbers

A Mind For Numbers [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1101621613
Author: Barbara Oakley, PhD
Publisher: Penguin
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A Mind For Numbers by Barbara Oakley, PhD Book Resume:

The companion book to COURSERA®'s wildly popular massive open online course "Learning How to Learn" Whether you are a student struggling to fulfill a math or science requirement, or you are embarking on a career change that requires a new skill set, A Mind for Numbers offers the tools you need to get a better grasp of that intimidating material. Engineering professor Barbara Oakley knows firsthand how it feels to struggle with math. She flunked her way through high school math and science courses, before enlisting in the army immediately after graduation. When she saw how her lack of mathematical and technical savvy severely limited her options—both to rise in the military and to explore other careers—she returned to school with a newfound determination to re-tool her brain to master the very subjects that had given her so much trouble throughout her entire life. In A Mind for Numbers, Dr. Oakley lets us in on the secrets to learning effectively—secrets that even dedicated and successful students wish they’d known earlier. Contrary to popular belief, math requires creative, as well as analytical, thinking. Most people think that there’s only one way to do a problem, when in actuality, there are often a number of different solutions—you just need the creativity to see them. For example, there are more than three hundred different known proofs of the Pythagorean Theorem. In short, studying a problem in a laser-focused way until you reach a solution is not an effective way to learn. Rather, it involves taking the time to step away from a problem and allow the more relaxed and creative part of the brain to take over. The learning strategies in this book apply not only to math and science, but to any subject in which we struggle. We all have what it takes to excel in areas that don't seem to come naturally to us at first, and learning them does not have to be as painful as we might think.


Numbers [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1630960756
Author: OnBoard Lessons
Publisher: Rainbow Horizons Publishing
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Numbers by OnBoard Lessons Book Resume:

Numbers Integers • Order integers on a number line • Compare integers using the less than, greater than, and equal to symbols • Model adding and subtracting integers using a chip board Number Properties • Identify commutative, associative and distributive properties Words and Numbers • Develop number sense for rational numbers 0.001 through 999,999 • Connect model, number word, and number using a variety of representations Place Value • Build an understanding of place value (thousandths through millions place) Expanded Notation • Build an understanding of place value (thousandths through hundred thousands) Order of Operations- Parentheses • Understand that parentheses can change the outcome in a math equation • Practice solving equations using order of operations Order of Operations-Solving Problems • Apply the order of operations to solve number problems • Arrange numbers and symbols to come up with a given answer • Insert parentheses correctly into a number problem given the answer

Book of Numbers

Book of Numbers [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0812996925
Author: Joshua Cohen
Publisher: Random House
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Book of Numbers by Joshua Cohen Book Resume:

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • “More impressive than all but a few novels published so far this decade . . . a wheeling meditation on the wired life, on privacy, on what being human in the age of binary code might mean . . . [Joshua] Cohen, all of thirty-four, emerges as a major American writer.”—The New York Times NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY VULTURE AND ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR AND THE WALL STREET JOURNAL “Book of Numbers . . . is shatteringly powerful. I cannot think of anything by anyone in [Cohen’s] generation that is so frighteningly relevant and composed with such continuous eloquence. There are moments in it that seem to transcend our impasse.”—Harold Bloom The enigmatic billionaire founder of Tetration, the world’s most powerful tech company, hires a failed novelist, Josh Cohen, to ghostwrite his memoirs. The mogul, known as Principal, brings Josh behind the digital veil, tracing the rise of Tetration, which started in the earliest days of the Internet by revolutionizing the search engine before venturing into smartphones, computers, and the surveillance of American citizens. Principal takes Josh on a mind-bending world tour from Palo Alto to Dubai and beyond, initiating him into the secret pretext of the autobiography project and the life-or-death stakes that surround its publication. Insider tech exposé, leaked memoir-in-progress, international thriller, family drama, sex comedy, and biblical allegory, Book of Numbers renders the full range of modern experience both online and off. Embodying the Internet in its language, it finds the humanity underlying the virtual. Featuring one of the most unforgettable characters in contemporary fiction, Book of Numbers is an epic of the digital age, a triumph of a new generation of writers, and one of those rare books that renew the idea of what a novel can do. Praise for Book of Numbers “The Great American Internet Novel is here. . . . Book of Numbers is a fascinating look at the dark heart of the Web. . . . A page-turner about life under the veil of digital surveillance . . . one of the best novels ever written about the Internet.”—Rolling Stone “A startlingly talented novelist.”—The Wall Street Journal “Remarkable . . . dazzling . . . Cohen’s literary gifts . . . suggest that something is possible, that something still might be done to safeguard whatever it is that makes us human.”—Francine Prose, The New York Review of Books

Those Fascinating Numbers

Those Fascinating Numbers [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0821848070
Author: Jean-Marie De Koninck
Publisher: American Mathematical Soc.
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Those Fascinating Numbers by Jean-Marie De Koninck Book Resume:

Who would have thought that listing the positive integers along with their most remarkable properties could end up being such an engaging and stimulating adventure? The author uses this approach to explore elementary and advanced topics in classical number theory. A large variety of numbers are contemplated: Fermat numbers, Mersenne primes, powerful numbers, sublime numbers, Wieferich primes, insolite numbers, Sastry numbers, voracious numbers, to name only a few. The author also presents short proofs of miscellaneous results and constantly challenges the reader with a variety of old and new number theory conjectures. This book becomes a platform for exploring new concepts such as the index of composition and the index of isolation of an integer. In addition, the book displays several tables of particular families of numbers, including the list of all 88 narcissistic numbers and the list of the eight known numbers which are not prime powers but which can be written as the sum of the cubes of their prime factors, and in each case with the algorithm used to create them.

Prime Numbers

Prime Numbers [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0387289798
Author: Richard Crandall,Carl B. Pomerance
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
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Prime Numbers by Richard Crandall,Carl B. Pomerance Book Resume:

Bridges the gap between theoretical and computational aspects of prime numbers Exercise sections are a goldmine of interesting examples, pointers to the literature and potential research projects Authors are well-known and highly-regarded in the field

Are Numbers Real?

Are Numbers Real? [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 146689296X
Author: Brian Clegg
Publisher: St. Martin\'s Press
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Are Numbers Real? by Brian Clegg Book Resume:

Have you ever wondered what humans did before numbers existed? How they organized their lives, traded goods, or kept track of their treasures? What would your life be like without them? Numbers began as simple representations of everyday things, but mathematics rapidly took on a life of its own, occupying a parallel virtual world. In Are Numbers Real?, Brian Clegg explores the way that math has become more and more detached from reality, and yet despite this is driving the development of modern physics. From devising a new counting system based on goats, through the weird and wonderful mathematics of imaginary numbers and infinity, to the debate over whether mathematics has too much influence on the direction of science, this fascinating and accessible book opens the reader’s eyes to the hidden reality of the strange yet familiar entities that are numbers.

The Crayons' Book of Numbers

The Crayons' Book of Numbers [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0515157880
Author: Drew Daywalt
Publisher: Penguin
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The Crayons' Book of Numbers by Drew Daywalt Book Resume:

Counting is as easy as 1... 2... purple?... in this charming book of numbers from the creators of the #1 New York Times Best Sellers, The Day the Crayons Quit and The Day the Crayons Came Home. Poor Duncan can't catch a break! First, his crayons go on strike. Then, they come back home. Now his favorite colors are missing once again! Can you count up all the crayons that are missing from his box? From the creative minds behind the The Day the Crayons Quit and The Day the Crayons Came Home comes a colorful board book introducing young readers to numbers.

Complex Numbers

Complex Numbers [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 940116570X
Author: Walter Ledermann
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
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Complex Numbers by Walter Ledermann Book Resume:

THE purpose of this book is to prescnt a straightforward introduction to complex numbers and their properties. Complex numbers, like other kinds of numbers, are essen tially objects with which to perform calculations a:cording to certain rules, and when this principle is borne in mind, the nature of complex numbers is no more mysterious than that of the more familiar types of numbers. This formal approach has recently been recommended in a Reportt prepared for the Mathematical Association. We believe that it has distinct advantages in teaching and that it is more in line with modern algebraical ideas than the alternative geometrical or kinematical definitions of v -1 that used to be proposed. On the other hand, an elementary textbook is clearly not the place to enter into a full discussion of such questions as logical consistency, which would have to be included in a rigorous axiomatic treatment. However, the steps that had to be omitted (with due warning) can easily be filled in by the methods of abstract algebra, which do not conflict with the 'naive' attitude adopted here. I should like to thank my friend and colleague Dr. J. A. Green for a number of valuable suggestions, especially in connection with the chapter on convergence, which is a sequel to his volume Sequences and Series in this Library.

Laws of Small Numbers: Extremes and Rare Events

Laws of Small Numbers: Extremes and Rare Events [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 3034800096
Author: Michael Falk,Jürg Hüsler,Rolf-Dieter Reiss
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
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Laws of Small Numbers: Extremes and Rare Events by Michael Falk,Jürg Hüsler,Rolf-Dieter Reiss Book Resume:

Since the publication of the first edition of this seminar book in 1994, the theory and applications of extremes and rare events have enjoyed an enormous and still increasing interest. The intention of the book is to give a mathematically oriented development of the theory of rare events underlying various applications. This characteristic of the book was strengthened in the second edition by incorporating various new results. In this third edition, the dramatic change of focus of extreme value theory has been taken into account: from concentrating on maxima of observations it has shifted to large observations, defined as exceedances over high thresholds. One emphasis of the present third edition lies on multivariate generalized Pareto distributions, their representations, properties such as their peaks-over-threshold stability, simulation, testing and estimation. Reviews of the 2nd edition: "In brief, it is clear that this will surely be a valuable resource for anyone involved in, or seeking to master, the more mathematical features of this field." David Stirzaker, Bulletin of the London Mathematical Society "Laws of Small Numbers can be highly recommended to everyone who is looking for a smooth introduction to Poisson approximations in EVT and other fields of probability theory and statistics. In particular, it offers an interesting view on multivariate EVT and on EVT for non-iid observations, which is not presented in a similar way in any other textbook." Holger Drees, Metrika

Understanding Numbers – 7

Understanding Numbers – 7 [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9352596072
Author: C. Sailaja, Smita Ratish, Lata Wishram
Publisher: Vikas Publishing House
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Understanding Numbers – 7 by C. Sailaja, Smita Ratish, Lata Wishram Book Resume:

Understanding Numbers is a carefully written series of mathematics to help students encourage the study of mathematics in the best interactive form. It contains ample practice material, attractive illustrations and real-life examples for the students to relate the topics with their everyday life. Special care has been taken while teaching topics like geometry and probability to the students. Keeping in mind the development status and comprehension level of students, the text has been presented in a well graded manner.

The Awakening of Numbers

The Awakening of Numbers [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1649131240
Author: Mitchell Freeman
Publisher: Dorrance Publishing
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The Awakening of Numbers by Mitchell Freeman Book Resume:

The Awakening of Numbers By: Mitchell E. Freeman All numbers are a result of human imagination, and all numbers are not imagined the same way. The Awakening of Numbers contains examples of some of the ways numbers are imagined and some methods of utilization of the imagined numbers. Readers can take away the realization that the numbers humans use are a result of converting an imaginary concept into a written reality.

Making up Numbers: A History of Invention in Mathematics

Making up Numbers: A History of Invention in Mathematics [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1800640978
Author: Ekkehard Kopp
Publisher: Open Book Publishers
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Making up Numbers: A History of Invention in Mathematics by Ekkehard Kopp Book Resume:

Making up Numbers: A History of Invention in Mathematics offers a detailed but accessible account of a wide range of mathematical ideas. Starting with elementary concepts, it leads the reader towards aspects of current mathematical research. The book explains how conceptual hurdles in the development of numbers and number systems were overcome in the course of history, from Babylon to Classical Greece, from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance, and so to the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The narrative moves from the Pythagorean insistence on positive multiples to the gradual acceptance of negative numbers, irrationals and complex numbers as essential tools in quantitative analysis. Within this chronological framework, chapters are organised thematically, covering a variety of topics and contexts: writing and solving equations, geometric construction, coordinates and complex numbers, perceptions of ‘infinity’ and its permissible uses in mathematics, number systems, and evolving views of the role of axioms. Through this approach, the author demonstrates that changes in our understanding of numbers have often relied on the breaking of long-held conventions to make way for new inventions at once providing greater clarity and widening mathematical horizons. Viewed from this historical perspective, mathematical abstraction emerges as neither mysterious nor immutable, but as a contingent, developing human activity. Making up Numbers will be of great interest to undergraduate and A-level students of mathematics, as well as secondary school teachers of the subject. In virtue of its detailed treatment of mathematical ideas, it will be of value to anyone seeking to learn more about the development of the subject.

Knowledge and the Philosophy of Number

Knowledge and the Philosophy of Number [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 135010292X
Author: Keith Hossack
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
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Knowledge and the Philosophy of Number by Keith Hossack Book Resume:

If numbers were objects, how could there be human knowledge of number? Numbers are not physical objects: must we conclude that we have a mysterious power of perceiving the abstract realm? Or should we instead conclude that numbers are fictions? This book argues that numbers are not objects: they are magnitude properties. Properties are not fictions and we certainly have scientific knowledge of them. Much is already known about magnitude properties such as inertial mass and electric charge, and much continues to be discovered. The book says the same is true of numbers. In the theory of magnitudes, the categorial distinction between quantity and individual is of central importance, for magnitudes are properties of quantities, not properties of individuals. Quantity entails divisibility, so the logic of quantity needs mereology, the a priori logic of part and whole. The three species of quantity are pluralities, continua and series, and the book presents three variants of mereology, one for each species of quantity. Given Euclid's axioms of equality, it is possible without the use of set theory to deduce the axioms of the natural, real and ordinal numbers from the respective mereologies of pluralities, continua and series. Knowledge and the Philosophy of Number carries out these deductions, arriving at a metaphysics of number that makes room for our a priori knowledge of mathematical reality.

Topics from the Theory of Numbers

Topics from the Theory of Numbers [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0817648380
Author: Emil Grosswald
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
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Topics from the Theory of Numbers by Emil Grosswald Book Resume:

Many of the important and creative developments in modern mathematics resulted from attempts to solve questions that originate in number theory. The publication of Emil Grosswald’s classic text presents an illuminating introduction to number theory. Combining the historical developments with the analytical approach, Topics from the Theory of Numbers offers the reader a diverse range of subjects to investigate.

Goodnight, Numbers

Goodnight, Numbers [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1101933801
Author: Danica McKellar
Publisher: Crown Books for Young Readers
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Goodnight, Numbers by Danica McKellar Book Resume:

A New York Times bestselling bedtime story with a math twist from Danica McKellar (well-known for her roles on The Wonder Years and The West Wing, and acclaimed author of multiple popular math books)—which sneaks in secret counting concepts on each page to help make your child smarter! This deceptively simple bedtime book, the first in the McKellar Math line, gives your child the building blocks for math success. As children say goodnight to the objects all around them—three wheels on a tricycle, four legs on a cat—they will connect with the real numbers in their world while creating cuddly memories, night after night. Actress, math whiz, and New York Times bestselling author Danica McKellar uses her proven math success to show children that loving numbers is as easy as 1, 2, 3. "The joys of counting combine with pretty art and homage to Goodnight Moon." —Kirkus "McKellar brings her enthusiasm for mathematics to a younger crowd in this gentle and well-executed counting book." —Publishers Weekly "A similarly simple, quiet feel as Margaret Wise Brown’s iconic Goodnight Moon...there is a lot to count on." –Booklist "A winner for bedtimes or storytimes focusing on counting." —School Library Journal


Numbers [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1461210054
Author: Heinz-Dieter Ebbinghaus,Hans Hermes,Friedrich Hirzebruch,Max Koecher,Klaus Mainzer,Jürgen Neukirch,Alexander Prestel,Reinhold Remmert
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
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Numbers by Heinz-Dieter Ebbinghaus,Hans Hermes,Friedrich Hirzebruch,Max Koecher,Klaus Mainzer,Jürgen Neukirch,Alexander Prestel,Reinhold Remmert Book Resume:

This book is about all kinds of numbers, from rationals to octonians, reals to infinitesimals. It is a story about a major thread of mathematics over thousands of years, and it answers everything from why Hamilton was obsessed with quaternions to what the prospect was for quaternionic analysis in the 19th century. It glimpses the mystery surrounding imaginary numbers in the 17th century and views some major developments of the 20th century.

The Book of Numbers

The Book of Numbers [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1848584407
Author: Tim Glynne-Jones
Publisher: Arcturus Publishing
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The Book of Numbers by Tim Glynne-Jones Book Resume:

From zero to infinity, The Book of Numbers is a handy-sized volume which opens up a new realm of knowledge. Where else in one place could you find out how the illegal numbers racket worked, what makes some people see numbers as colours, why the standard US rail gauge exactly matches the axle width of an ancient Roman chariot, and the numerologic...

A date with numbers

A date with numbers [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1645878759
Author: Vikas Omprakash Goyal
Publisher: Notion Press
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A date with numbers by Vikas Omprakash Goyal Book Resume:

In this book, Vikas Goyal brings out the beauty of numbers by linking it to dates. Dates are special; be it a birthday, or a marriage or work anniversary and if we blend the numeric logic to it, these dates become more special. For example: If 26th September is written as 26/9, then 269 is 269th day of the year Or if its 22nd July: 22/7 · 22/7 is the value of pi (approx.) · 227 = 2*3*5*7 + 2 + 3 + 5 + 7 (where 2, 3, 5 and 7 are first 4 prime numbers) · In the novel Life of Pi, the protagonist (Pi) survives 227 days With more than 2000 expressions, the book expresses each of the 365 days of the year using basic mathematics. Come, let’s fall in love with numbers. Let’s date with numbers!

Flipping Numbers PT 1

Flipping Numbers PT 1 [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: Ernest Morris
Publisher: Good2go Publishing
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Flipping Numbers PT 1 by Ernest Morris Book Resume:

Follow us on for Free Giveaways. EJ is a normal guy living a normal life, that is until he meets Maria a woman that changes his life forever. Maria teaches him how to make fast money by just flipping a few numbers. EJ quickly goes from a regular joe to a man of power. But he's forced to learn the hard way that with more money comes more problems and with more problem EJ is forced to keep flipping numbers. Step into EJ's world where money rules and one bad flip can end your life.

Numbers Don't Lie: Tigers

Numbers Don't Lie: Tigers [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1633192091
Author: Danny Knobler
Publisher: Triumph Books
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Numbers Don't Lie: Tigers by Danny Knobler Book Resume:

Tigers fans have witnessed improbable feats, extraordinary achievements, and unmatched performances during the team's 100-plus seasons. Numbers Don't Lie: Behind the Biggest Numbers in Tigers History details the numbers every Tigers fan—from the rookie attending his first game at Comerica Park to the veteran who recalls Denny McLain's days on the mound—should know. Author Danny Knobler tells the stories behind the most memorable moments and achievements in Tigers history, including 2: the number of no-hitters Justin Verlander has in his career; .366: Ty Cobb's career batting average, the highest in MLB history; and 1,918: the number of games played together by Alan Trammell and Lou Whitaker as a record-setting, double-play combination. Featuring over 50 entries that span more than a century of Tigers magic, this fan book is an engaging, unique look back at the history of one of baseball's most entertaining franchises.

Red Sox by the Numbers

Red Sox by the Numbers [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1613218893
Author: Bill Nowlin,Matthew Silverman
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
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Red Sox by the Numbers by Bill Nowlin,Matthew Silverman Book Resume:

What do Rube Walberg, Mike Nagy, Kevin Millar, and Dustin Pedroia all have in common? They have all worn #15 for the Boston Red Sox. Since 1931, the Red Sox have issued 74 different numbers to more than 1,500 players. In this newly updated edition, Red Sox by the Numbers tells the story of every Red Sox player since ’31—from Bill Sweeney (the first Red Sox player to don #1) to J.T. Snow (#84, the highest numbered non-coach in Sox history). Each chapter also features a fascinating sidebar that reveals obscure players who wore certain numbers and also which numbers produced the most wins, home runs, and stolen bases in club history. Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Sports Publishing imprint, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in sports—books about baseball, pro football, college football, pro and college basketball, hockey, or soccer, we have a book about your sport or your team. Whether you are a New York Yankees fan or hail from Red Sox nation; whether you are a die-hard Green Bay Packers or Dallas Cowboys fan; whether you root for the Kentucky Wildcats, Louisville Cardinals, UCLA Bruins, or Kansas Jayhawks; whether you route for the Boston Bruins, Toronto Maple Leafs, Montreal Canadiens, or Los Angeles Kings; we have a book for you. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

A Dictionary of Real Numbers

A Dictionary of Real Numbers [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1461585104
Author: Jonathan Borwein
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
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A Dictionary of Real Numbers by Jonathan Borwein Book Resume:

How do we recognize that the number . 93371663 . . . is actually 2 IoglQ(e + 7r)/2 ? Gauss observed that the number 1. 85407467 . . . is (essentially) a rational value of an elliptic integral-an observation that was critical in the development of nineteenth century analysis. How do we decide that such a number is actually a special value of a familiar function without the tools Gauss had at his disposal, which were, presumably, phenomenal insight and a prodigious memory? Part of the answer, we hope, lies in this volume. This book is structured like a reverse telephone book, or more accurately, like a reverse handbook of special function values. It is a list of just over 100,000 eight-digit real numbers in the interval [0,1) that arise as the first eight digits of special values of familiar functions. It is designed for people, like ourselves, who encounter various numbers computationally and want to know if these numbers have some simple form. This is not a particularly well-defined endeavor-every eight-digit number is rational and this is not interesting. However, the chances of an eight digit number agreeing with a small rational, say with numerator and denominator less than twenty-five, is small. Thus the list is comprised primarily of special function evaluations at various algebraic and simple transcendental values. The exact numbers included are described below. Each entry consists of the first eight digits after the decimal point of the number in question.

Applications of Fibonacci Numbers

Applications of Fibonacci Numbers [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9401142718
Author: Fredric T. Howard
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
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Applications of Fibonacci Numbers by Fredric T. Howard Book Resume:

This book contains 33 papers from among the 41 papers presented at the Eighth International Conference on Fibonacci Numbers and Their Applications which was held at the Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York, from June 22 to June 26, 1998. These papers have been selected after a careful review by well known referees in the field, and they range from elementary number theory to probability and statistics. The Fibonacci numbers and recurrence relations are their unifying bond. It is anticipated that this book, like its seven predecessors, will be useful to research workers and graduate students interested in the Fibonacci numbers and their applications. June 1, 1999 The Editor F. T. Howard Mathematics and Computer Science Wake Forest University Box 7388 Reynolda Station Winston-Salem, NC USA xvii THE ORGANIZING COMMITTEES LOCAL COMMITTEE INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE Anderson, Peter G. , Chairman Horadam, A. F. (Australia), Co-Chair Arpaya, Pasqual Philippou, A. N. (Cyprus), Co-Chair Biles, John Bergum, G. E. (U. S. A. ) Orr, Richard Filipponi, P. (Italy) Radziszowski, Stanislaw Harborth, H. (Germany) Rich, Nelson Horibe, Y. (Japan) Howard, F. (U. S. A. ) Johnson, M. (U. S. A. ) Kiss, P. (Hungary) Phillips, G. M. (Scotland) Turner, J. (New Zealand) Waddill, M. E. (U. S. A. ) xix LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS TO THE CONFERENCE AGRATINI, OCTAVIAN, "Unusual Equations in Study. " *ANDO, SHIRO, (coauthor Daihachiro Sato), "On the Generalized Binomial Coefficients Defined by Strong Divisibility Sequences. " *ANATASSOVA, VASSIA K. , (coauthor J. C.

Applications of Fibonacci Numbers

Applications of Fibonacci Numbers [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9400902239
Author: G.E. Bergum,Andreas N. Philippou,Alwyn F. Horadam
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Applications of Fibonacci Numbers by G.E. Bergum,Andreas N. Philippou,Alwyn F. Horadam Book Resume:

This book contains 43 papers form among the 55 papers presented at the Sixth International Conference on Fibonacci Numbers and Their Applications which was held at Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, from July 18-22, 1994. These papers have been selected after a careful review by well known referees in the field, and they range from elementary number theory to probability and statistics. The Fibonacci numbers and recurrence relations are their unifying bond. It is anticipated that this book, like its five predecessors, will be useful to research workers and graduate students interested in the Fibonacci numbers and their applications. October 30, 1995 The Editors Gerald E. Bergum South Dakota State University Brookings, South Dakota, U.S.A. Alwyn F. Horadam University of New England Armidale, N.S.W., Australia Andreas N. Philippou 26 Atlantis Street Aglangia, Nicosia Cyprus xxi THE ORGANIZING COMMITTEES LOCAL COMMITTEE INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE Long, Calvin T., Co-Chair Horadam, A.F. (Australia), Co-Chair Webb, William A., Co-Chair Philippou, A.N. (Cyprus), Co-Chair Burke, John Ando, S. (Japan) DeTemple, Duane W.

Ada, the Enchantress of Numbers

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Author: Betty Alexandra Toole
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Ada, the Enchantress of Numbers by Betty Alexandra Toole Book Resume:

Ada Byron, Lady Lovelace, was one of the first to write programs for, and predict the impact of, Charles Babbage's Analytical Engine in 1843. Beautiful and charming, she was often characterized as "mad and bad" as was her illustrious father. This e-book edition, Ada, the Enchantress of Numbers: Poetical Science, emphasizes Ada's unique talent of integrating imagination, poetry and science. This edition includes all of Ada's fascinating letters to Charles Babbage, 55 pictures, and sidebars that encourages the reader to follow Ada's pathway to the 21st century.

New Visual Perspectives on Fibonacci Numbers

New Visual Perspectives on Fibonacci Numbers [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9814487791
Author: K T Atanassov,V Atanassova,A G Shannon,J C Turner
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New Visual Perspectives on Fibonacci Numbers by K T Atanassov,V Atanassova,A G Shannon,J C Turner Book Resume:

This book covers new ground on Fibonacci sequences and the well-known Fibonacci numbers. It will appeal to research mathematicians wishing to advance the new ideas themselves, and to recreational mathematicians, who will enjoy the various visual approaches and the problems inherent in them. There is a continuing emphasis on diagrams, both geometric and combinatorial, which helps to tie disparate topics together, weaving around the unifying themes of the golden mean and various generalizations of the Fibonacci recurrence relation. Very little prior mathematical knowledge is assumed, other than the rudiments of algebra and geometry, so the book may be used as a source of enrichment material and project work for college students. A chapter on games using goldpoint tiles is included at the end, and it can provide much material for stimulating mathematical activities involving geometric puzzles of a combinatoric nature. Contents:Number Theoretic Perspectives — Coupled Recurrence Relations:Introductory Remarks by the First AuthorThe 2–Fibonacci SequencesExtensions of the Concepts of 2–Fibonacci SequencesOther Ideas for Modification of the Fibonacci SequencesNumber Theoretic Perspectives—Number Trees:Introduction — Turner's Number TreesGeneralizations Using TableauxOn Gray Codes and Coupled Recurrence TreesStudies of Node Sums on Number TreesConnections with Pascal–T TrianglesGeometric Perspectives — Finonacci Vector Geometry:Introduction and Elementary ResultsVector Sequences from Linear RecurrencesThe Fibonacci Honeycomb PlaneFibonacci and Lucas Vector PolygonsTrigonometry in the Honeycomb PlaneVector Sequences Generated in PlanesFibonacci Tracks, Groups, and Plus–Minus SequencesGeometric Perspectives — Goldpoint Geometry:On Goldpoints and Golden-Mean ConstructionsThe Goldpoint Rings of a Line-SegmentSome Fractals in Goldpoint GeometryTriangles and Squares Marked with GoldpointsPlane Tessellations with Goldpoint TrianglesTessellations with Goldpoint SquaresGames with Goldpoint Tiles Readership: Researchers, academics, college teachers and general readers interested in Fibonacci mathematics. Keywords:Reviews:“… the authors explored many applications of the Fibonacci-type sequences that are new and point the way to many additional lines of study. Their ideas were original and well-described and I recommend this book to anyone interested in iterative processes on integers.”MAA Online Book Review “Altogether this is a very stimulating book.”Mathematics Abstracts “… much of the number-theoretical work gains a good deal of interest if the reader has some knowledge of these traditional results and techniques.”New Zealand Mathematical Society Newsletter “Vorobiev's book presents a solid overview, perfectly pitched to undergraduates … it speaks to a more sophisticated audience and reflects the new developments of the intervening years, especially the beautiful role of Fibonacci numbers in Matiyasevich's groundbreaking negative solution of Hilbert's tenth problem.”Choice

Managing By The Numbers

Managing By The Numbers [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1541617916
Author: Chuck Kremer,Ron Rizzuto,John Case
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Managing By The Numbers by Chuck Kremer,Ron Rizzuto,John Case Book Resume:

Everyone interested in building a stronger business needs to understand and use the information captured in financial statements. In Managing by the Numbers, business education and accounting experts Chuck Kremer and Ron Rizzuto team up with open-book management authority John Case to demystify the numbers. They present a practical, common-sense approach to reading financial statements and to managing the three bottom lines of business financial performance: net profit, operating cash flow, and return on assets. The book features numerous exercises and examples (with associated templates available on the Web), a powerful new management tool known as “The Financial Scoreboard,” and an extensive glossary. Managing by the Numbers is an essential resource for entrepreneurs, business owners, managers, and anyone eager to improve their mastery of the financial side of running a business.

Child Care Needs and Numbers

Child Care Needs and Numbers [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 100043785X
Author: Jean Packman
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Child Care Needs and Numbers by Jean Packman Book Resume:

Originally published in 1968, the study described in this title began in a very small way in late 1960. At that time some Oxfordshire county councillors and children’s department officials were very conscious that the number of children in care in the county was high in comparison with the national average. This meant that expenditure was also high. The County’s position, however, was not unique. Oxford City was in a similar position, but other neighbours did not appear to have the same problem. A small research project was launched to investigate and it soon became apparent that there was a large and complex problem to be solved. The problem was of striking, persistent and puzzling variations in the proportion of children in care in the different local authority children’s departments of England and Wales. This seemed to warrant a larger investigation on a country-wide basis and this book outlines the findings of that project.

Student Affairs by the Numbers

Student Affairs by the Numbers [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1620364549
Author: Rishi Sriram
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Student Affairs by the Numbers by Rishi Sriram Book Resume:

Student Affairs by the Numbers aims to be the go-to book for student affairs professionals who want to know the basics of quantitative research and statistics for their work. Books on assessment in student affairs tend to discuss processes more than research design and statistics. Most books on statistics share too much information for practitioners, overwhelming them and making it difficult to discern what they need to know. Since these books do not use examples from student affairs, it is even more difficult for practitioners to connect with new concepts. Student Affairs professionals need to know how to design a study, collect data, analyze data, interpret results, and present the results in an understandable manner. This book will begin by establishing the need for these skills in student affairs and then quickly move to how to develop a research culture, how to conduct research, how to understand statistics, and concluding with how to change our research/assessment behaviors in order to make higher education better for students.

The Tabernacle, Temple, and Sanctuary: The Book of Numbers

The Tabernacle, Temple, and Sanctuary: The Book of Numbers [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1329882393
Author: Dennis Herman
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The Tabernacle, Temple, and Sanctuary: The Book of Numbers by Dennis Herman Book Resume:

This is the forth book in this series that began with an in-depth look at how God views details, communicates with this world, and decides what process to use. Of course this series of books looked at aspects recorded in scripture about the Tabernacle. How the materials were collected, specific design details, who did the work, and how the Tabernacle was constructed. Much of that information is found in dozens, maybe hundreds of other books about the Tabernacle. But there are details setting this book apart from every other book written about the Tabernacle. This book takes a verse by verse, story by story, chapter by chapter look at the Tabernacle. In other words, this book presents a picture of the Tabernacle from God's point of view. Which the beginning of this series pointed out, is much different than any human perspective.

1 2 3 Numbers and Counting

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Author: Ruth Owen
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1 2 3 Numbers and Counting by Ruth Owen Book Resume:

Specially created to support early years teaching, this beautiful new words and pictures book is perfect for children learning to read. As young readers turn the pages, they will have lots of opportunities to: practice counting 1 to 20; understand more or less; practice adding and subtracting; solve problems including doubling, halving, and sharing.

Danger in Numbers

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Author: Heather Graham
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Danger in Numbers by Heather Graham Book Resume:

On the edge of the Everglades, an eerie crime scene sets off an investigation that sends two agents deep into a world of corrupted faith, greed and deadly secrets. A ritualistic murder on the side of a remote road brings in the Florida state police. Special Agent Amy Larson has never seen worse, and there are indications that this killing could be just the beginning. The crime draws the attention of the FBI in the form of Special Agent Hunter Forrest, a man with insider knowledge of how violent cults operate, and a man who might never be able to escape his own past. The rural community is devastated by the death in their midst, but people know more than they are saying. As Amy and Hunter join forces, every lead takes them further into the twisted beliefs of a dangerous group that will stop at nothing to see their will done. Doomsday preppers and small-town secrets collide in this sultry, twisty page-turning thriller.

Number in Scripture

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Author: E.W. Bullinger
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Number in Scripture by E.W. Bullinger Book Resume:

Many writers, from the earliest times, have called attention to the importance of the great subject of Number in Scripture. It has been dealt with, for the most part, in a fragmentary way. One has dealt with some particular number, such as “seven”; another has been content with a view of the primary numbers, and even when defining their significance, has given only one or two examples by way of illustration; another has confined himself to “symbolical numbers,” such as 10, 40, 666, etc.; another has taken up such symbolical numbers in their relation to chronology or to prophecy; another has collected examples, but has dealt little with their meaning. There seemed, therefore, to be room, and indeed a call, for a work which would be more complete, embrace a larger area, and at the same time be free from the many fancies which all, more or less, indulge in when the mind is occupied too much with one subject. Anyone who values the importance of a particular principle will be tempted to see it where it does not exist, and if it be not there will force it in, in spite sometimes of the original text. Especially is this the case when chronology is dealt with, the greater uncertainty of dates lending itself more readily to the author’s fancy. The greatest work on this subject, both chronological and numerical, is not free from these defects. But its value is nevertheless very great. It is by the late Dr. Milo Mahan, of New York. His work Palmoni, which was republished among his collected works, has long been out of print. It greatly increased my interest in this subject, and led me to further study, besides furnishing a number of valuable illustrations. It is too much to hope that the present work should be free from these defects, which are inseparable from human infirmity. From one point of view it is a subject which must prove disappointing, at any rate to the author, for illustrations are continually being discovered; and yet, from another point of view, it would be blasphemy to suppose that such a work could be complete; for it would assume that the wonders of this mine could be exhausted, and that its treasures could be all explored! I must, therefore, be content with the setting forth of general principles, and with giving a few examples from God’s Word which illustrate them, leaving others to extend the application of these principles and search out illustrations of them for themselves. May the result of this contribution to a great subject be to stimulate the labours of Bible students; to strengthen believers in their most holy faith; and to convince doubters of the Divine perfection and inspiration of the Book of Books, to the praise and glory of God. E.W. BULLINGER

Smart Skills: Mastering the Numbers

Smart Skills: Mastering the Numbers [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1787198197
Author: Anne Hawkins
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Smart Skills: Mastering the Numbers by Anne Hawkins Book Resume:

Book 4 of the Smart Skills series: practical guides to mastering vital business skills and techniques. Using proven strategies from business experts, these essential smart skills can empower anyone with the tools to get ahead.A practical and accessible guide to the numerical skills needed to excel in businessWhatever your business or technical background, having a sound grasp of finance empowers you to make more informed and confident strategic and operational decisions. Those with a good understanding are also more likely to be involved in strategically important projects, facilitating career advancement or any role where scrutiny of budgets or contracts is required.This book is designed to give any professional from a non-financial background the skills and confidence to add that critical financial dimension to their skillset.•Quickly and accurately read and interpret accounts, including forecasts, balance sheets and profit and loss reports•Understand the difference between revenue, profit, cash flow, overhead and margin to make better financial decisions and produce budgets and forecasts with confidence•Effectively communicate financial performance to your management or employeesWhether you are an entrepreneur with a great business idea but no idea how to explain your plans to potential investors, or a marketing professional hoping to understand accounting jargon in your financial reports, this Smart Skills guide can give you the skills and knowledge you need to succeed in business, with no need for an expensive or lengthy course in finance.***ContentsForewordIntroduction1. The Overview2. The Balance Sheet3. The Profit and Loss Account4. The Cash Flow Statement5. Financial Ratios and other Measures of Performance6. Budgeting7. Costing8. Capital Expenditure Appraisal (CAPEX)Dictionary of Accounting JargonAppendices

The Solitude of Prime Numbers by Paolo Giordano (Book Analysis)

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The Solitude of Prime Numbers by Paolo Giordano (Book Analysis) by Bright Summaries Book Resume:

Unlock the more straightforward side of The Solitude of Prime Numbers with this concise and insightful summary and analysis! This engaging summary presents an analysis of The Solitude of Prime Numbers by Paolo Giardano, which tells the story of Alice, an anorexic teenager who is desperate to be accepted by the most popular girls in her school, and Mattia, an exceptionally gifted but socially isolated boy who finds refuge in mathematics. They both experienced painful tragedies when they were younger, and this results in a bond that brings them together years later, when they are both adults and their lives have taken very different paths. The book won the Strega Prize, Italy’s most prestigious literary award, in 2008, and was adapted into a film in 2010. It has sold over one million copies and been translated into thirty languages. Paolo Giordano is an Italian writer. In addition to his first book The Solitude of Prime Numbers, he has written two further novels, The Human Body and Like Family. Find out everything you need to know about The Solitude of Prime Numbers in a fraction of the time! This in-depth and informative reading guide brings you: • A complete plot summary • Character studies • Key themes and symbols • Questions for further reflection Why choose Available in print and digital format, our publications are designed to accompany you in your reading journey. The clear and concise style makes for easy understanding, providing the perfect opportunity to improve your literary knowledge in no time. See the very best of literature in a whole new light with!

Restaurant Success by the Numbers, Second Edition

Restaurant Success by the Numbers, Second Edition [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1607745593
Author: Roger Fields
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Restaurant Success by the Numbers, Second Edition by Roger Fields Book Resume:

This one-stop guide to opening a restaurant from an accountant-turned-restaurateur shows aspiring proprietors how to succeed in the crucial first year and beyond. The majority of restaurants fail, and those that succeed happened upon that mysterious X factor, right? Wrong! Roger Fields--money-guy, restaurant owner, and restaurant consultant--shows how eateries can get past that challenging first year and keep diners coming back for more. The only restaurant start-up guide written by a certified accountant, this book gives readers an edge when making key decisions about funding, location, hiring, menu-making, number-crunching, and turning a profit--complete with sample sales forecasts and operating budgets. This updated edition also includes strategies for capitalizing on the latest food, drink, and technology trends. Opening a restaurant isn't easy, but this realistic dreamer's guide helps set the table for lasting success.