Teacher's Guide to Flexible Interviewing in the Classroom, The: Learning What Children Know About Math
Reviewed by a reader, (New York)
This is an excellent guide for elementary and mathematics teachers and practitioners, especially for those who feel that urgent need to "gain insight into children's minds" in order to teach effectively. The book advocates the u
How the Aliens from Alpha Centauri Invaded My Maths Class and Turned Me Into a Writer---And How You
Reviewed by a reader
This book is helpful for young writers, with exercises in between page after page of Jackie's dazzling stories!
An Introduction to Linear Algebra
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Reviewed by Nic, (Rugby, England)
This book is worth getting if only to find out how to make a hexaflexagon. The problems in it are truly absorbing.
Reviewed by "doofergato", (United States)
er. What you see absolutely reeks of awesomeness. I love Martin Gardner! (Last month's reading, Knotted Doughnuts, was equally fun!)
Reviewed by a Williams "honestpuck", (Neutral Bay, NSW Australia)
olume may well turn the trick - I know it was influential in convincing me that it was my schooling and not my mind that had ruined my maths ability. I give it only four stars as it is now starting to show its age, otherwise it would have
Reviewed by Carmen, (Oakland, California)
This book is an amazing one and it is definetly recommended to the people who like math puzzles, games, or thought challenges. Also it is a great book to distract yourself. It is a book that you would like to keep in your shelf. Martin Ga
Commutative Semigroup Rings (Chicago lectures in mathematics)
Reviewed by a reader
generalized power serie
Fields and Rings (Chicago Lectures in Mathematics)
This book combines in one volume Irving Kaplansky's lecture notes on the theory of fields, ring theory, and homological dimensions of rings and modules. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
Reviewed by Lee Carlson, (Saint Louis, Missouri USA)
This book is an advanced treatment of field theory and Galois theory and is meant for those readers who have a substantial background in graduate algebra. The subject matter used to be thought of as purely mathematical, but due to the inf
Size (Marmadukes Maths)
Marmaduke, a cuddly teddy is the key character of this book on size, which is part of a series which demonstrates basic maths concepts for pre-school children and those just starting school. The topic of size is reinforced all the way thr
Business Math Essentials
ions-oriented problems and examples.
Reviewed by "davezig1", (Pennsylvania, USA)
After taking a course in Business Math. using this book, I am better prepared for the Business world. Only error I can find is that they have on occasion given incorrect answers in both the work areas of the book and the self-check answer
Basic Math Skills
This short, primer text is designed to prepare students for business mathematics.
Algebraic Theory of Processes (Foundations of Computing Series)
(paperback not available in U.S. and Canada) --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
Abel's Proof : An Essay on the Sources and Meaning of Mathematical Unsolvability
The story of a young Norwegian named Niels Henrik Abel, and his new mathematical proof for an old problem. Abel died before his work received much attention, but his insights became a cornerstone of modern mathematics. Text contains a min
Reviewed by Il Bruce, (Dallas, TX)
ion of number. Starting with how the Greeks moved from understanding whole numbers and rational numbers to discovering the irrational roots, he moves gracefully to the understanding of imaginary, and then complex numbers in the 1600's.
Reviewed by James, (Portland, OR)
To me, Abel's Proof successfully bridges the difficult gap that separates math books from fun books. Being one who appreciates the history and development of ideas and who is not afraid of a few equations, my needs as a reader were tastef
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