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  1. Math and Magic Sale

    Math and Magic

    Arthur T. Benjamin
    4.6 out of 5
    81% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (32)
    Save up to $190.00 Starting at $24.95 $229.95 $24.95$229.95
    Taught by award-winning math professor and professional magician Arthur T. Benjamin of Harvey Mudd College, this course shows the math behind magic through dozens of tricks based on mathematical principles. You’ll learn the algebra that explains card tricks, the shortcuts to lightning-fast mental calculations, and other marvels of the magician’s art—all while impressing your friends, family, and yourself.
  2. The Power of Mathematical Visualization

    The Power of Mathematical Visualization

    James S. Tanton
    4.7 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (54)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    World-renowned math educator Dr. James Tanton shows you how to think visually in mathematics, solving problems in arithmetic, algebra, geometry, probability, and other fields with the help of imaginative graphics that he designed. Also featured are his fun do-it-yourself projects using poker chips, marbles, strips of paper, and other props, designed to give you many eureka moments of mathematical insight.
  3. An Introduction to Formal Logic Sale

    An Introduction to Formal Logic

    Steven Gimbel
    4.6 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (42)
    Save up to $230.00 Starting at $49.95 $299.95 $49.95$299.95
    From advertisers trying to separate you from your money, to politicians trying to get your vote, to friends who want you to agree with them, many people use flawed and misleading arguments to sway your behavior. Formal logic is intellectual self-defense and the key to clear thinking, good planning, and sound reasoning. Learn the principles in 24 lucid lectures taught by a professor who practices what he teaches.
  4. Mathematical Decision Making: Predictive Models and Optimization Sale

    Mathematical Decision Making: Predictive Models and Optimization

    Scott P. Stevens
    4.7 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (57)
    Save up to $240.00 Starting at $39.95 $299.95 $39.95$299.95
    Researchers have perfected mathematical techniques for predicting the best possible outcomes when faced with conflicting options. Now, all you need is a computer and spreadsheet program to harness the power of these methods for solving practical problems. Discover the endless ways in which applying quantitative methods helps problem solvers like you make better decisions in business, research, government, and...
  5. Understanding Multivariable Calculus: Problems, Solutions, and Tips

    Understanding Multivariable Calculus: Problems, Solutions, and Tips

    Bruce H. Edwards
    5 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (35)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    Whether calculating the volume of odd-shaped objects, predicting the outcome of a large number of trials in statistics, or even predicting the weather, we depend in myriad ways on calculus in three dimensions. Once we grasp the fundamentals of multivariable calculus, we see how these concepts unfold into new laws, entire new fields of physics, and new ways of approaching once-impossible problems. Understanding...
  6. The Mathematics of Games and Puzzles: From Cards to Sudoku

    The Mathematics of Games and Puzzles: From Cards to Sudoku

    Arthur T. Benjamin
    4.6 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (53)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    Whether it’s chess, poker, or Sudoku, most games have this in common: Everything you need to win is rooted in mathematics. Now, using nothing more than a simple grasp of math, you can discover optimal ways to win games and solve puzzles with the speed and accuracy of professional players—many of whom attribute their professional gaming success to mathematical strategies—in The Mathematics of Games and Puzzles:...
  7. Understanding Calculus II: Problems, Solutions, and Tips Sale

    Understanding Calculus II: Problems, Solutions, and Tips

    Bruce H. Edwards
    4.6 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (27)
    Save up to $345.00 Starting at $54.95 $429.95 $54.95$429.95
    Solve a wide array of problems in the physical, biological, and social sciences, engineering, economics, and other areas with the skills you learn in Understanding Calculus II: Problems, Solutions, and Tips. This second course in the calculus sequence introduces you to exciting new techniques and applications of one of the most powerful mathematical tools ever invented. Professor Bruce H. Edwards of the University...
  8. How Music and Mathematics Relate

    How Music and Mathematics Relate

    David Kung
    4.6 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (146)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    Get a new perspective on two of the greatest achievements of human culture in the 12 dazzling lectures of How Music and Mathematics Relate, taught by award-winning mathematician and musician David Kung of St. Mary's College of Maryland. Understanding the connections between music and mathematics helps you appreciate both, even if you have no special ability in either field. By exploring the mathematics of music, you...
  9. Prove It: The Art of Mathematical Argument Sale

    Prove It: The Art of Mathematical Argument

    Bruce H. Edwards
    4.7 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (33)
    Save up to $250.00 Starting at $34.95 $299.95 $34.95$299.95
    Mathematical proof is the gold standard of knowledge. Once a mathematical statement has been proved with a rigorous argument, it counts as true throughout the universe and for all time. Imagine, then, the thrill of being able to prove something in mathematics. But you don't have to imagine the exhilaration of constructing a proof-you can do it! Prove It: The Art of Mathematical Argument initiates you into this...
  10. Mastering the Fundamentals of Mathematics Sale

    Mastering the Fundamentals of Mathematics

    James A. Sellers
    4.9 out of 5
    96% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (79)
    Save up to $230.00 Starting at $49.95 $299.95 $49.95$299.95
    Whether you're a high-school student preparing for the challenges of higher math classes, an adult who needs a refresher in math to prepare for a new career, or someone who just wants to keep his or her mind active and sharp, there's no denying that a solid grasp of arithmetic and prealgebra is essential in today's world. In Professor James A. Sellers' engaging course, Mastering the Fundamentals of Mathematics, you...
  11. Mathematics Describing the Real World: Precalculus and Trigonometry Sale

    Mathematics Describing the Real World: Precalculus and Trigonometry

    Bruce H. Edwards
    4.6 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (50)
    Save up to $345.00 Starting at $54.95 $429.95 $54.95$429.95
    Finally make sense of the mysteries of precalculus and trigonometry in the company of master educator and award-winning Professor Bruce Edwards. In the 36 intensively illustrated lectures of Mathematics Describing the Real World: Precalculus and Trigonometry, he takes you through all the major topics of a typical precalculus course taught in high school or college. You'll gain new insights into functions, complex...
  12. Secrets of Mental Math Sale

    Secrets of Mental Math

    Arthur T. Benjamin
    4.7 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (160)
    Save up to $190.00 Starting at $24.95 $229.95 $24.95$229.95
    Improve and expand your math potential—whether you're a corporate executive or a high-school student—in the company of Professor Arthur T. Benjamin, one of the most entertaining members of The Great Courses faculty. The Secrets of Mental Math, his exciting 12-lecture course, guides you through all the essential skills, tips, and tricks for enhancing your ability to solve a range of mathematical problems...
  13. Great Thinkers, Great Theorems Sale

    Great Thinkers, Great Theorems

    William Dunham
    4.8 out of 5
    96% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (91)
    Save up to $260.00 Starting at $29.95 $299.95 $29.95$299.95
    Explore the most awe-inspiring theorems in the 3,000-year history of mathematics with the 24 lectures of Great Thinkers, Great Theorems. Professor William Dunham, an award-winning teacher with a talent for conveying the essence of mathematical ideas, reveals how great minds like Pythagoras, Newton, and Euler crafted theorems that would revolutionize our understanding of the world. Approaching great theorems the way...
  14. Understanding Calculus: Problems, Solutions, and Tips Sale

    Understanding Calculus: Problems, Solutions, and Tips

    Bruce H. Edwards
    4.9 out of 5
    95% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (81)
    Save up to $345.00 Starting at $54.95 $429.95 $54.95$429.95
    Immerse yourself in the unrivaled experience of learning—and grasping—calculus with Understanding Calculus: Problems, Solutions, and Tips. These 36 lectures cover all the major topics of a full-year calculus course in high school at the College Board Advanced Placement AB level or a first-semester course in college. Award-winning Professor Bruce H. Edwards guides you through hundreds of examples and...
  15. Algebra I Sale

    Algebra I

    James A. Sellers
    4.9 out of 5
    96% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (98)
    Save up to $330.00 Starting at $69.95 $429.95 $69.95$429.95
    Algebra I is an entirely new course designed to meet the concerns of both students and their parents. These 36 accessible lectures make the concepts of first-year algebra-including variables, order of operations, and functions-easy to grasp. For anyone wanting to learn algebra from the beginning, or for anyone needing a thorough review, Professor James A. Sellers will prove to be an inspirational and ideal tutor....
  16. Discrete Mathematics

    Discrete Mathematics

    Arthur T. Benjamin
    4.7 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (55)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Discrete mathematics achieves fascinating results using relatively simple means, such as counting. Explore this modern mathematical realm in Discrete Mathematics, 24 mind-expanding lectures delivered by popular Teaching Company Professor Arthur T. Benjamin. Covering combinatorics, number theory, and graph theory, this intriguing course is an ideal point of entry for you to start thinking more mathematically. While...
  17. Mathematics, Philosophy, and the "Real World" Sale

    Mathematics, Philosophy, and the "Real World"

    Judith V. Grabiner
    4.9 out of 5
    100% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (46)
    Save up to $360.00 Starting at $49.95 $429.95 $49.95$429.95
    Throughout history, mathematics has consistently helped determine the course of Western philosophical thought. Views about human nature, religion, truth, space, time, and more have been shaped by the ideas and practices of this vital scientific field. Award-winning Professor Judith V. Grabiner shows you how mathematics has shaped human thought in profound and exciting ways with Mathematics, Philosophy, and the "Real...
  18. Chaos Sale

    Chaos

    Steven Strogatz
    4.7 out of 5
    94% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (104)
    Save up to $250.00 Starting at $29.95 $299.95 $29.95$299.95
    Chaos theory-the study of the behavior of sensitive systems over time-affects nearly every field of human knowledge, from the arts to zoology. Journey with Cornell University Professor Steven Strogatz to the heart of this revolutionary field and discover new ways to think about the world. From the surprising tale of how chaos theory was discovered, to the ways it can help us solve mysteries like the nature of...
  19. Queen of the Sciences: A History of Mathematics Sale

    Queen of the Sciences: A History of Mathematics

    David M. Bressoud
    4.7 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (56)
    Save up to $250.00 Starting at $34.95 $299.95 $34.95$299.95
    For at least 4,000 years of recorded history, humans have engaged in the study of mathematics. Our progress in this field is a gripping narrative that describes a never-ending search for hidden patterns in numbers, a philosopher's quest for the ultimate meaning of mathematical relationships, and a chronicle of amazing progress. Embark on a supreme intellectual adventure with The Queen of the Sciences: A History of...
  20. Introduction to Number Theory Sale

    Introduction to Number Theory

    Edward B. Burger
    4.6 out of 5
    74% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (50)
    Save up to $250.00 Starting at $34.95 $299.95 $34.95$299.95
    Called "the queen of mathematics" by the legendary mathematician Carl Friedrich Gauss, number theory is one of the oldest and largest branches of pure mathematics. Practitioners of number theory delve deep into the structure and nature of numbers, and explore the remarkable, startling, and often beautiful relationships that exist among them. Gain deep insights into the complex and beautiful patterns that structure...