Popular Works of Mathematics Math Lite Collection
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|QA 255 M39x 2003||Imagining Numbers: (particularly the square root of minus fifteen)||Mazur, Barry||New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, c2003.|
|QA 10.7 M48x 2002||Political Numeracy: Mathematical Perspectives on Our Chaotic Constitution||Meyerson, Michael||New York : Norton, c2002.|
|PS 3613 U87 S66 2005||Sophie's Diary||Musielak, Dora||Bloomington, IN : AuthorHouse, c2005|
|QA 255 N34x 1998||An Imaginary Tale: The Story of the Square root of minus one||Nahin, Paul J.||Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, c1998.|
|QA 29 N25 N37x 1998||A Beautiful Mind: The Life of Mathematical Genius and Novel Laureate John Nash||Nasar, Sylvia||New York : Simon & Schuster, c2001.|
|QA 31 N479 2007||The Archimedes codex : how a medieval prayer book is revealing the true genius of antiquity||Reviel Netz, William Noel||Philadelphia, PA : Da Capo Press, 2007|
|QA 276 N455x 2003||What the numbers say : a field guide to mastering our numerical world||Niederman, Derrick||New York : Broadway Books, 2003|
|QA 26 O3513 2004||The mathematical century : the 30 greatest problems of the last 100 years||Piergiorgio Odifreddi ; translated by Arturo Sangalli ; with a foreword by Freeman Dyson.||Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2004|
|QA 93 P33||Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and its Consequences||Paulos, John Allen||New York : Hill and Wang, c1988.|
|QA 93 P385x 1995||A Mathematician Reads the Newspaper||Paulos, John Allen||New York : Basic Books, c1995.|