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              Humble Pi: A Comedy of Maths Errors

              Humble Pi: A Comedy of Maths Errors (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Parker, Matt

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              We would all be better off if everyone saw mathematics as a practical ally. Sadly, most of us fear maths and seek to avoid it. This is because mathematics doesn't have good 'people skills' - it never hesitates to bluntly point out when we are wrong. But it is only trying to help! ...

              ISBN 9780241360194
              Published 10 May 2019 by Penguin
              Interest Age 16+ years
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              The Book of Why: The New Science of Cause and Effect

              The Book of Why: The New Science of Cause and Effect (Paperback)

              By Pearl, Judea; Mackenzie, Dana

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              'Correlation does not imply causation.' This mantra was invoked by scientists for decades in order to avoid taking positions as to whether one thing caused another, such as smoking and cancer and carbon dioxide and global warming. But today, that taboo is dead. The causal revolut ...

              ISBN 9780141982410
              Published 20 August 2019 by Penguin
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              Do Dice Play God?: The Mathematics of Uncertainty
               

              Do Dice Play God?: The Mathematics of Uncertainty (Hardback, Main)

              By Stewart, Professor Ian

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              Uncertainty is everywhere. It lurks in every consideration of the future - the weather, the economy, the sex of an unborn child - even quantities we think that we know such as populations or the transit of the planets contain the possibility of error. It's no wonder that, through ...

              ISBN 9781781259436
              Published 6 June 2019 by Profile Books Ltd
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              The Doomsday Calculation: How an Equation That Predicts the Future Is Transforming Everything We Know about Life and the Universe
               

              The Doomsday Calculation: How an Equation That Predicts the Future Is Transforming Everything We Know about Life and the Universe (Hardback)

              By Poundstone, William

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              Thomas Bayes devised a theorem that allowed him to assign probabilities to events that had never happened before, and it is being used in contemporary thought to answer questions about human existence.

              ISBN 9780316440707
              Published 4 June 2019 by Little, Brown
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              Do Dice Play God?: The Mathematics of Uncertainty

              Do Dice Play God?: The Mathematics of Uncertainty (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Stewart, Professor Ian

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              Uncertainty is everywhere. It lurks in every consideration of the future - the weather, the economy, the sex of an unborn child - even quantities we think that we know such as populations or the transit of the planets contain the possibility of error. It's no wonder that, through ...

              ISBN 9781788162289
              Published 1 July 2019 by Profile Books Ltd
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              Infinite Powers: The Story of Calculus - The Language of the Universe

              Infinite Powers: The Story of Calculus - The Language of the Universe (Paperback, Export / Airside)

              By Strogatz, Steven

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              A magisterial history of calculus (and the people behind it) from one of the world's foremost mathematicians.

              ISBN 9781786492951
              Published 6 May 2019 by Atlantic Books
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              Rugby World Cup 101: A Pocket Guide in 101 Moments, Stats, Characters and Games
               

              Rugby World Cup 101: A Pocket Guide in 101 Moments, Stats, Characters and Games (Paperback)

              By Burns, Peter

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              Rugby World Cup 101 is a compendium of fascinating facts, stats, stories, personalities and trivia - perfect for all fans of rugby from around the world.From the genesis of the tournament in 1987 all the way through to the present day, the Rugby World Cup's rich history is distil ...

              ISBN 9781909715783
              Published 9 May 2019 by Birlinn General
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              Two Trains Leave Paris:Number Problems for Word People: Number Problems for Word People

              Two Trains Leave Paris:Number Problems for Word People: Number Problems for Word People (Paperback)

              By Taylor, Frey; Wesolowski, Mike

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              Math is universal, but it's also the least understood and most undervalued subject taught in school. Is This Math?: Number Problems for Word People seeks to offer readers an opportunity to experience math like never before. You must use the Pythagorean Theorem to figure out how f ...

              ISBN 9781419732744
              Published 14 May 2019 by Abrams
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              Wonders Beyond Numbers: A Brief History of All Things Mathematical

              Wonders Beyond Numbers: A Brief History of All Things Mathematical (Paperback)

              By Ball, Johnny

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              Johnny Ball is by some margin Britain's most famous mathematician. Wonders Beyond Numbers is his magnum opus, and his first book for more than ten years. It is nothing less than the history of mathematics; he describes it as 'a summation of my career as an enthusiast for mathemat ...

              ISBN 9781472939975
              Published 3 June 2019 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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              Einstein's War: How Relativity Conquered Nationalism and Shook the World

              Einstein's War: How Relativity Conquered Nationalism and Shook the World (Hardback)

              By Stanley, Matthew

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              The story of relativity - showing how science really works, and how Einstein became famous In 1916, Arthur Eddington, a war-weary British astronomer, opened a letter written by an obscure German professor named Einstein. The neatly printed equations on the scrap of paper outlined ...

              ISBN 9780241376577
              Published 30 May 2019 by Penguin
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