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The handy math answer book, Patricia BarnesSvarney and Thomas E. Svarney
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 Summary
 "From modernday 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 It contains the latest mathematical discoveries, including newly uncovered historical documents and updates on how science continues to use math to make cuttingedge innovations in DNA sequencing, superstring theory, robotics, and computers.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"
 Language
 eng
 Edition
 2nd ed.
 Extent
 xii, 514 p.
 Note
 Includes 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
 Isbn
 9781578593736
 Label
 The handy math answer book
 Title
 The handy math answer book
 Statement of responsibility
 Patricia BarnesSvarney and Thomas E. Svarney
 Language
 eng
 Summary
 "From modernday 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 It contains the latest mathematical discoveries, including newly uncovered historical documents and updates on how science continues to use math to make cuttingedge innovations in DNA sequencing, superstring theory, robotics, and computers.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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 Provided by publisher
 Cataloging source
 DLC
 http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
 BarnesSvarney, 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 BarnesSvarney and Thomas E. Svarney
 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 BarnesSvarney and Thomas E. Svarney
 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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