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    Maths Behind...

    By Colin Beveridge

    Paperback £11.45

    Taking moments from everyday life and looking at the maths and science behind why they happen, this book examines everything from how to measure the speed of a tennis serve, to the maths behind spam emails.

    How to Count to Infinity

    By Marcus du Sautoy

    Hardback £8.45

    Part of the Little Ways to Live a Big Life series, an enlightening and informative book that teaches you how to count to infinity and beyond, by Britain's most celebrated mathematician.

    30-Second Maths

    By Richard J. Brown

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    From Rubik's cubes to Godel's incompleteness theorem, everything mathematical explained, with colour illustrations, in half a minute.

    Significant Figures

    Hardback Save £5.54 = £14.46

    Which mathematician elaborated a crucial concept the night before he died in a duel? Who funded his maths and medical career through gambling and chess? Who learned maths from her wallpaper? Ian Stewart presents the extraordinary lives and amazing discoveries of twenty-five of history's greatest mathematicians from Archimedes and Liu...

    Calculating the Cosmos

    By Ian Stewart

    Paperback £8.45

    Ian Stewart's up-to-the-minute guide to the cosmos moves from the formation of the Earth and its Moon to the planets and asteroids of the solar system and from there out into the galaxy and the universe. He describes the architecture of space and time, dark matter and dark energy, how...

    Field Guide to Lies and Statistics

    By Daniel Levitin

    Paperback £8.45

    A guide to critical thinking in the 'post-truth' era, from the author of Sunday Times best-seller The Organized Mind We live in a world of information overload. Facts and figures on absolutely everything are at our fingertips, but are too often biased, distorted, or outright lies. From unemployment figures to...

    Living by Numbers

    By Steven Connor

    Paperback £8.45

    Living by Numbers: In Defence of Quantity explores the many ways in which we live in, and by, a world of numbers. Steven Connor discusses how numbers play a part in all aspects of life, from dealing with crowds to jokes, music, and painting.

    Can You Solve My Problems?

    By Alex Bellos

    Paperback Save £1.14 = £7.85

    Are you smarter than a Singaporean ten-year-old?Can you beat Sherlock Holmes?If you think the answer is yes - I challenge you to solve my problems.

    Weapons of Math Destruction

    By Cathy O'Neil

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    New York Times Bestseller 'Fascinating and deeply disturbing' - Yuval Noah Harari, Guardian Books of the Year 'A manual for the 21st-century citizen... accessible, refreshingly critical, relevant and urgent' - Federica Cocco, Financial Times A former Wall Street quant sounds an alarm on the mathematical models that pervade modern life...

    Mathematics for the Million

    By Lancelot Hogben

    Paperback £9.05

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