Guide to Mathematical Methods

Author: John Gilbert
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 9781403914569
Release Date: 2017-03-14
Genre: Mathematics

A second edition of this text for science and engineering undergraduates which introduces the mathematical techniques and tools needed to solve the mathematical problems they will face on the first year of their course. Updated and revised by Camilla Jordan, the book now has additional examples and practice your skills sections. As with other titles in the Mathematical Guides series, this book is designed to enable students to acquire confidence and provides a solid foundation for further study

A Student s Guide to the Mathematics of Astronomy

Author: Daniel Fleisch
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781107034945
Release Date: 2013-08-29
Genre: Science

Plain-language explanations and a rich set of supporting material help students understand the mathematical concepts and techniques of astronomy.

Guide to Mathematical Modelling

Author: Dilwyn Edwards
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 9781349100422
Release Date: 2016-01-06
Genre: Applied mathematics

The authors' enthusiasm for their subject is eloquently conveyed in this book, and draws the reader very quickly into active investigation of the problems posed. By providing plenty of modelling examples from a wide variety of fields - most of which are familiar from everyday life - the book shows how to apply mathematical ideas to situations which would not previously have been considered to be 'mathematical' in character.

Guide to Analysis

Author: F. Mary Hart
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 9781349093908
Release Date: 1988-11-11
Genre: Applied mathematics

Guide to Analysis aims to minimise the difficulties which arise from the contrast between analysis and sixth form mathematics. It includes historical notes and anecdotes which will help the reader to appreciate how the subject developed to its present form. Plenty of worked and unworked examples, the latter with hints for solution and answers, are also included.

Guide to Linear Algebra

Author: David A. Towers
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 9781349093182
Release Date: 1988-11-11
Genre: Algebra

This textbook offers a carefully paced and sympathetic treatment of linear algebra, assuming knowledge only of the basic notation and elementary ideas of set theory. It progresses gradually to the more powerful and abstract notions of linear algebra, providing exercises which test and develop the reader's understanding at the end of each section. Full answers are given for most of the exercises to facilitate self-paced study.

Math Smart 3rd Edition

Author: Princeton Review
Publisher: Princeton Review
ISBN: 9781524710590
Release Date: 2018-01-16
Genre: Mathematics

NEVER GET CRUNCHED BY NUMBERS AGAIN. Even in a world where every cell phone is also a calculator, basic math competency is a must! In this book, you'll learn how to efficiently solve common problems and effortlessly perform foundational math operations like addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Once you've got that down, we'll go over how to handle the scary stuff—like exponents, square roots, geometry, and algebra. Our user-friendly techniques break complicated problems down into their basic parts, so that you don't waste your time memorizing dozens of long formulas and equations. THIS THIRD EDITION INCLUDES: · Back-to-basics reviews of numbers, fractions, ratios & proportions, exponents & roots, algebra, geometry, and probability & statistics · Comprehensive reviews for solving problems in common math topics · Targeted strategies to help you score higher on the quantitative sections of the SAT, ACT, GRE, and GMAT · Access to additional challenging drill questions online · Key math terms lists at the end of each chapter

Idiot s Guides Speed Math

Author: Gaurav Tekriwal
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781615643547
Release Date: 2014-01-07
Genre: Mathematics

The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Speed Math provides easy-to-understand methods, tips, and tricks to do math in one's head, on paper, and on a calculator at a faster rate and with more accuracy for anyone who is intimidated by math and for whom such calculations would otherwise require paper or calculator.

A Beginner s Guide to Finite Mathematics

Author: W.D. Wallis
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781475738148
Release Date: 2013-11-11
Genre: Mathematics

This concisely written text in finite mathematics gives a sequential, distinctly applied presentation of topics, employing a pedagogical approach that is ideal for freshmen and sophomores in business, the social sciences, and the liberal arts. The work opens with a brief review of sets and numbers, followed by an introduction to data sets, counting arguments, and the Binomial Theorem, which sets the foundation for elementary probability theory and some basic statistics. Further chapters treat graph theory as it relates to modelling, matrices and vectors, and linear programming. Requiring only two years of high school algebra, this book's many examples and illuminating problem sets - with selected solutions - will appeal to a wide audience of students and teachers.

A Guide to Mathematics Leadership

Author: Don S. Balka
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 9781412975438
Release Date: 2009-11-18
Genre: Education

Written by three noted mathematics educators, this volume presents a process-based approach to building a high-quality mathematics program based on five NCTM principles and four NCSM leadership principles.

Secrets of Mental Math

Author: Arthur Benjamin
Publisher: Three Rivers Press
ISBN: 030734746X
Release Date: 2008-06-03
Genre: Mathematics

These simple math secrets and tricks will forever change how you look at the world of numbers. Secrets of Mental Math will have you thinking like a math genius in no time. Get ready to amaze your friends—and yourself—with incredible calculations you never thought you could master, as renowned “mathemagician” Arthur Benjamin shares his techniques for lightning-quick calculations and amazing number tricks. This book will teach you to do math in your head faster than you ever thought possible, dramatically improve your memory for numbers, and—maybe for the first time—make mathematics fun. Yes, even you can learn to do seemingly complex equations in your head; all you need to learn are a few tricks. You’ll be able to quickly multiply and divide triple digits, compute with fractions, and determine squares, cubes, and roots without blinking an eye. No matter what your age or current math ability, Secrets of Mental Math will allow you to perform fantastic feats of the mind effortlessly. This is the math they never taught you in school.

A Course in Mathematical Methods for Physicists

Author: Russell L. Herman
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781466584679
Release Date: 2013-12-04
Genre: Mathematics

Based on the author’s junior-level undergraduate course, this introductory textbook is designed for a course in mathematical physics. Focusing on the physics of oscillations and waves, A Course in Mathematical Methods for Physicists helps students understand the mathematical techniques needed for their future studies in physics. It takes a bottom-up approach that emphasizes physical applications of the mathematics. The book offers: A quick review of mathematical prerequisites, proceeding to applications of differential equations and linear algebra Classroom-tested explanations of complex and Fourier analysis for trigonometric and special functions Coverage of vector analysis and curvilinear coordinates for solving higher dimensional problems Sections on nonlinear dynamics, variational calculus, numerical solutions of differential equations, and Green's functions

A Student s Guide to Dimensional Analysis

Author: Don S. Lemons
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781107161153
Release Date: 2017-03-31
Genre: Science

This introduction to dimensional analysis covers the methods, history and formalisation of the field, and provides physics and engineering applications. Covering topics from mechanics, hydro- and electrodynamics to thermal and quantum physics, it illustrates the possibilities and limitations of dimensional analysis. Introducing basic physics and fluid engineering topics through the mathematical methods of dimensional analysis, this book is perfect for students in physics, engineering and mathematics. Explaining potentially unfamiliar concepts such as viscosity and diffusivity, the text includes worked examples and end-of-chapter problems with answers provided in an accompanying appendix, which help make it ideal for self-study. Long-standing methodological problems arising in popular presentations of dimensional analysis are also identified and solved, making the book a useful text for advanced students and professionals.

Mathematical Methods for Physics and Engineering

Author: K. F. Riley
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781139450997
Release Date: 2006-03-23
Genre: Science

The third edition of this highly acclaimed undergraduate textbook is suitable for teaching all the mathematics for an undergraduate course in any of the physical sciences. As well as lucid descriptions of all the topics and many worked examples, it contains over 800 exercises. New stand-alone chapters give a systematic account of the 'special functions' of physical science, cover an extended range of practical applications of complex variables, and give an introduction to quantum operators. Further tabulations, of relevance in statistics and numerical integration, have been added. In this edition, half of the exercises are provided with hints and answers and, in a separate manual available to both students and their teachers, complete worked solutions. The remaining exercises have no hints, answers or worked solutions and can be used for unaided homework; full solutions are available to instructors on a password-protected web site, www.cambridge.org/9780521679718.

Essential Mathematical Methods for the Physical Sciences

Author: K. F. Riley
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781139492942
Release Date: 2011-02-17
Genre: Science

The mathematical methods that physical scientists need for solving substantial problems in their fields of study are set out clearly and simply in this tutorial-style textbook. Students will develop problem-solving skills through hundreds of worked examples, self-test questions and homework problems. Each chapter concludes with a summary of the main procedures and results and all assumed prior knowledge is summarized in one of the appendices. Over 300 worked examples show how to use the techniques and around 100 self-test questions in the footnotes act as checkpoints to build student confidence. Nearly 400 end-of-chapter problems combine ideas from the chapter to reinforce the concepts. Hints and outline answers to the odd-numbered problems are given at the end of each chapter, with fully-worked solutions to these problems given in the accompanying Student Solutions Manual. Fully-worked solutions to all problems, password-protected for instructors, are available at www.cambridge.org/essential.