With vignettes full of humor, drama, and eccentricity, philosopher and science historian Robert P. Crease shares the stories behind ten of history’s greatest equations, from the "first equation," 1 + 1 = 2, which promises a rational, well ...

But before you get into the life-saving mathematics, this book will start you off with the essential math that will be the key to taking on the wild scenarios later on in this book.

Bridging a number of mathematical disciplines, and exposing many facets of systems of polynomial equations, Bernd Sturmfels's study covers a wide spectrum of mathematical techniques and algorithms, both symbolic and numerical.

This revised edition of Feynman’s legendary lectures includes extensive corrections Feynman and his colleagues received and Caltech approved, making this the definitive edition ofThe Feynman Lectures on Physics.For all readers interested ...

Provides students with the fundamental concepts, the underlying principles, and various well-known mathematical techniques and methods, such as Laplace and Fourier transform techniques, the variable separable method, and Green's function ...

Covering applications to physics and engineering as well, this relatively elementary discussion of algebraic equations with integral coefficients and with more than one unknown will appeal to students and mathematicians from high school ...