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Divine proportion: a study in mathematical beauty

 Engaging introduction to that curious feature of mathematics which provides framework for so many structures in biology, chemistry, and the arts. Discussion ranges from theories of biological growth to intervals and tones in music, Pythagorean numerology, conic sections, Pascal's triangle, the Fibonnacci series...
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1970

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Elements of sampling theory

 This book is designed as a text for short course on sample survey methods. It is a concise modern treatment at an intermediate mathematical level suitable for students of statistics or of other disciplines such as agriculture, business studies, economics, medicine, psychology or sociology in which knowledge of...
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1974

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Symmetry discovered: concepts and applications in nature and science

 At an easy pace the reader is led through the basic concepts and terminology of symmetry, into a discussion of geometric symmetry. For the reader who wishes to pursue specific topics the author has supplied many references which reflect his wide reading in the field and his own obvious enthusiasm for his...
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1975

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Mathematics and mental growth

This book is offered as a contribution to the discussion surrounding mathematics and mental growth. Some questions discussed are:What is the nature of the learning process?What are the purposes of teaching mathematics?Is the teaching of mathematics keeping pace with changing society?  
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1970

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Mathematics: society and curricula

 This book is about mathematics and curricula, and therefore of interest both to mathematicians and to those with a wider interest in the curriculum. It pioneers the bringing together of both practicing mathematics teachers and curriculum developers in discussions about the curriculum in a crucial area which...
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1974

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Men and discoveries in mathematics

 Briefly reviews the major achievements of mathematicians from each important age
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1972

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Mathematical recreations and essays

 This classic work offers scores of stimulating, mind-expanding games and puzzles: arithmetical and geometrical problems, chessboard recreations, magic squares, map-coloring problems, cryptography and cryptanalysis, much more. "A must to add to your mathematics library." ― The Mathematics Teacher. Index....
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1974

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More origami: the art of paper-folding no. 2

 Step-by-step instructions for knights in armour,witches hats,skiers,dachsunds and many more.All you ever need is a sheet of paper - never paste,scissors or sticky tape.
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1972

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Mathematical gems 2

 A collection of interesting problems in the fields of number theory, combinatorics and geometry.
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1976

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Mathematical morsels

 A collection of interesting problems in the fields of number theory, combinatorics and geometry.
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1979

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