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200% of nothing: an eye-opening tour through the twists and turns of math ...

A. K. Dewdney - Mathematics - 1993 - 182 pages
Dewdney shows how advertisers, politicians, stock brokers, and others twist numbers and percentages around in order to make the numbers show what they want in order to fool an ...
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Mathematical Sorcery: Revealing the Secrets of Numbers

Calvin C. Clawson - Mathematics - 2001 - 294 pages
A unique and utterly charming guide to the history of mathematics.
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Where Mathematics Comes from: How the Embodied Mind Brings Mathematics Into ...

George Lakoff, Rafael E. Nez - Mathematics - 2000 - 493 pages
Provides an in-depth analysis of the cognitive science of mathematical ideas that argues that conceptual metaphor plays a definitive role in mathematical ideas, exploring such ...
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Mathematics in 10 Lessons: The Grand Tour

Jerry P. King - Mathematics - 2009 - 394 pages
Many of us trained mainly in the humanities and liberal arts may respect mathematics as an essential scientific discipline, but have done very little mathematics and often feel ...
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Statistics - 2001 - 870 pages
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What Do You Like?

Michael Grejniec - Juvenile Fiction - 1992 - 32 pages
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Irreligion: A Mathematician Explains Why the Arguments for God Just Don't Add Up

John Allen Paulos - Mathematics - 2009 - 176 pages
Argues that there is no logical reason to believe in God, refuting twelve arguments commonly proposed to prove the existence of God, while offering commentary on such topics as ...
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