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The Resource The handy math answer book, Patricia Barnes-Svarney and Thomas E. Svarney

The handy math answer book, Patricia Barnes-Svarney and Thomas E. Svarney

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The handy math answer book
Title
The handy math answer book
Statement of responsibility
Patricia Barnes-Svarney and Thomas E. Svarney
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From modern-day challenges such as balancing a checkbook, following the stock market, buying a home, and figuring out credit card finance charges to appreciating historical developments by Pythagoras, Archimedes, Newton, and other mathematicians, this engaging resource addresses more than 1,000 questions related to mathematics. Organized into chapters that cluster similar topics in an easily accessible format, this reference provides clear and concise explanations about the fundamentals of algebra, calculus, geometry, trigonometry, and other branches of mathematics. It contains the latest mathematical discoveries, including newly uncovered historical documents and updates on how science continues to use math to make cutting-edge innovations in DNA sequencing, superstring theory, robotics, and computers. With fun math facts and illuminating figures, The Handy Math Answer Book explores the uses of math in everyday life and helps the mathematically challenged better understand and enjoy the magic of numbers"--
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Barnes-Svarney, Patricia L
Dewey number
510
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QA99
LC item number
.B18 2012
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Svarney, Thomas E
Series statement
The handy answer book series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mathematics
  • Arithmetic
Label
The handy math answer book, Patricia Barnes-Svarney and Thomas E. Svarney
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The history of mathematics -- Mathematics throughout history -- Math basics -- Foundations of mathematics -- Algebra -- Geometry and trigonometry -- Mathematical analysis -- Applied mathematics -- Math in the physical sciences -- Math in the natural sciences -- Math in engineering -- Math in computing -- Everyday -- Recreational math -- Mathematical resources
Control code
ocn784123671
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xii, 514 p.
Isbn
9781578593736
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2012008456
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)784123671
Label
The handy math answer book, Patricia Barnes-Svarney and Thomas E. Svarney
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The history of mathematics -- Mathematics throughout history -- Math basics -- Foundations of mathematics -- Algebra -- Geometry and trigonometry -- Mathematical analysis -- Applied mathematics -- Math in the physical sciences -- Math in the natural sciences -- Math in engineering -- Math in computing -- Everyday -- Recreational math -- Mathematical resources
Control code
ocn784123671
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xii, 514 p.
Isbn
9781578593736
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2012008456
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)784123671

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