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Spell of mathematics

 This book catching the real spirit and fun of good mathematics. Dr Reichmann by turns absorbs us in paradox, stimulates us to thought, and finally displays a lively mental perception in reaching his solutions. Stressing the links, rather than the gaps, between the various areas of mathematics and the...
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1972

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Introducing mathematics 3: the search for pattern

 Introducing Mathematics is designed to give readers the essentials of mathematical literacy. The Search for Pattern illustrates such themes as the Binomial Theorem or quadratic equations by showing examples of their use in scientific work or in books which make some use of measurements, graphs, or...
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1970

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Mathematics in management

 This book has been written for managers and others to provide a sound basis of knowledge about the methods of operational research now being applied in public industries and services, to save resources and prune expenditure. Topics covered are network analysis, simple functions, linear programming, simulation,...
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1970

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Electronic computers

 Although little more than twenty-five years old, electronic computers are reshaping our technological society. This book explains how computers work, how problems are presented to them, and what sort of jobs they can tackle. Analog and digital computers are compared and contrasted, and recent syntheses of...
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1970

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Sales forecasting

This is a neat, brief book which explains for the beginner the basic methods of sales forecasting. The author assumes only 'O' level mathematics and uses this as a basis for explaining the concepts of moving averages with and without weights, regression analysis and season effects. A helpful collection of exercises...
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1970

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Concepts of modern mathematics

 Concepts of Modern Mathematics is a book by mathematician and science popularizer Ian Stewart about recent developments in mathematics.The book arose out of an extramural class that Ian Stewart taught at the University of Warwick about "Modern mathematics". Stewart wrote that the aim of the class was to explain...
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1976

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Let's look at the figures: the quantitative approach to human affairs

 This book shows, with the help of specific case studies, how the behaviour of men can often be more precisely expressed and more truly represented in figures than in prose. 
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1971

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Mathematics and logic

 Fascinating study considers the origins and nature of mathematics, its development and role in the history of scientific thinking, impact of high-speed computers, 20th-century changes in the foundations of mathematics and mathematical logic, mathematization of science and technology, much more. Compelling...
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1971

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Psychology of learning mathematics

 This classic text presents problems of learning and teaching mathematics from both a psychological and mathematical perspective. The author contends that progress in the areas of learning and teaching mathematics can only be made when such factors as the abstract and hierarchical nature of mathematics, the...
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1973

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Operations research

 A manager is not required to be an expert mathematician but they, and all those concerned with the major problems in any business, should be in a position to appreciate in what ways operations research can and cannot assist them. Operations Research includes chapters on statistical methods linear programming,...
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