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            Adam Spencer's World of Numbers
             

            Adam Spencer's World of Numbers (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Spencer, Adam

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            From the building blocks of life, to the games we play, the food we eat, and the marvels of space, Australia's funniest mathematician is back with a fascinating snapshot of the world of numbers.

            ISBN 9781921134869
            Published AU 2 Nov 2015
            Publisher Misc - Alliance Distribution
            Interest Age 13+ years
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            Eddie Woo's Magical Maths 2

            Eddie Woo's Magical Maths 2 (Paperback)

            By Woo, Eddie

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            Another fun, engrossing maths activity book for young readers from one of Australia's most recognisable mathematicians.

            ISBN 9781760981976
            Published AU 29 Sep 2020
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 2-6 years
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            Aww Easy as 1,2,3

            Aww Easy as 1,2,3 (Paperback)

            The kitchen is the perfect place for children to learn measurements, numbers, fractions, even to tell time. While cooking the simple, delicious recipes from this book such as chicken noodle soup or fairy cakes, kids can be taught all about measuring cups, tablespoons and teaspoon...s.
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            ISBN 9781742450742
            Published AU 1 Dec 2010
            Publisher Bauer Media Books
            Interest Age 5-9 years
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            Topics in Percolative and Disordered Systems
             

            Topics in Percolative and Disordered Systems (Hardback)

            Edited by Ramirez, Alejandro F.; Ben Arous, Gerard; Ferrari, Pablo A.; Newman, Charles M.; Sidoravicius, Vladas

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            Topics include developments based on breakthroughs in the mathematical understanding of phenomena describing systems in highly inhomogeneous and disordered media, including the KPZ universality class (describing the evolution of interfaces in two dimensions), random walks in rand...om environment and percolative systems.
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            ISBN 9781493903382
            Released AU 17 Jun 2014
            Publisher Springer New York
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Springer Proceedings in Mathematics and Statistics
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            Are Universes Thicker Than Blackberries?: Discourses on Godel, Magic Hexagrams, Little Red Riding Hood, and Other Mathematical and Pseudoscientific Topics
             

            Are Universes Thicker Than Blackberries?: Discourses on Godel, Magic Hexagrams, Little Red Riding Hood, and Other Mathematical and Pseudoscientific Topics (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

            By Gardner, Martin

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            In a society begging to be duped, Martin Gardner questions and debunks myths ranging from science and mathematics to literature, philosophy, religion, and mysticism.

            ISBN 9780393325720
            Released AU 17 Jul 2004
            Publisher WW Norton & Co
            Interest Age General Audience
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            What's the Point of Maths?

            What's the Point of Maths? (Hardback)

            By DK

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            Incredible historical and contemporary stories explore the often surprising origins of the maths we use today, from number sequences to trigonometry. Crazy facts, magic tricks, and mathematical brainteasers will amuse and entertain even the most reluctant math students. Find out ...why an hour has 60 rather than 100 minutes and how prime numbers keep the internet working. Colourful and uncluttered illustrations make mathematical explanations easy to grasp in seconds and make this user-friendly book simple to navigate and a joy to browse and read. What's the point of maths? is perfect for those who need some inspiration when it comes to numbers. It combines stories from history with simple visual explanations to bring maths to life. From spotting a bargain to talking to computers, from filling in a giant sinkhole to becoming a trillionaire, it shows children why core maths ideas were invented and how to apply them today - in the classroom and the real world! Accompanying the fascinating stories are puzzles, games, and amazing facts, as well as a lively challenge to help bring each of the topics to life. Stylish, colourful illustrations make the maths fun and unintimidating, while simple diagrams and steps make explanations easy to grasp in seconds. Throughout the book, worked examples show readers how to solve simple maths challenges, encouraging children to improve their maths skills with hands-on practice. A vocational theme runs throughout the book, showing why maths is a vital skill in many fields of life, from science and entertainment to sport and travel.
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            ISBN 9780241343524
            Released AU 7 Jan 2020
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            Calling Bullshit: The Art of Scepticism in a Data-Driven World

            Calling Bullshit: The Art of Scepticism in a Data-Driven World (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By West, Jevin D.; Bergstrom, Carl T.

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            The world is awash in bullshit, and we're drowning in it. Politicians are unconstrained by facts. Science is conducted by press release. Startup culture elevates bullshit to high art. These days, calling bullshit is a noble act. Based on their popular, eponymous, course at the Un...iversity of Washington, professors Carl Bergstrom and Jevin West catalogue bullshit in its many forms, explaining where bullshit arose in our evolutionary past and why it is ubiquitous today. Calling Bullshit offers readers the tools to see through the obfuscations, deliberate and careless, that dominate every realm of our lives. In this lively guide Bergstrom, a computational biologist, and West, a statistician, teach us that calling bullshit is crucial to a properly functioning social group, whether it be a circle of friends, a community of academics, or the citizenry of a nation.
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            ISBN 9780241438107
            Released AU 20 Oct 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The Ten Equations that Rule the World: And How You Can Use Them Too

            The Ten Equations that Rule the World: And How You Can Use Them Too (Hardback)

            By Sumpter, David

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            They know something you don't know. They work inside investment banks, betting companies and social media giants. What are the secrets held by mathematicians and what can everyone else learn from them? Their advantage can be reduced to a small number of equations. Ten of them. An...d, surprisingly, it isn't their technical details that give them an edge. It is the way these equations allow them to view problems from a different angle -- a way of seeing the world that anyone can learn. In this eye-opening book, mathematician David Sumpter reveals the formulas that make the modern world go round, and how we can use them to better our chances of success, solidify friendships and live healthier lives, to guard against failure and financial ruin, and to see through scaremongering. Writing with clarity and wit, Sumpter explains how the same equations that are integral to Facebook can help you to work out how long to persist with a difficult task or how many episodes of a new Netflix series to watch before giving up. Empowering and enlightening, The Ten Equations shows how maths can truly change our way of understanding the world.
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            ISBN 9780241404546
            Released AU 12 Nov 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age Adults / General
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            The Janus Point: A New Theory of Time

            The Janus Point: A New Theory of Time (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Barbour, Julian

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            The first is that the most common explanation for time - entropy - is flawed: firstly, because we have no way of explaining how the concentration of energy that would allow the Big Bang to take place came about, and secondly because none of our understanding of entropy takes into... account the fact that the universe is infinitely expanding.
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            ISBN 9781847924735
            Released AU 5 Nov 2020
            Publisher Vintage
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            The Book of Wonders: The Many Lives of Euclid's Elements

            The Book of Wonders: The Many Lives of Euclid's Elements (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Wardhaugh, Benjamin

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            Euclid's Elements of Geometry was a book that changed the world.

            ISBN 9780008299910
            Released AU 1 Sep 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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