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From modern-day challenges such as balancing a checkbook, following the stock market, buying a home, and figuring out credit card finance charges to appreciating historical developments like the use of algebra by Mesopotamian mathematicians, this engaging resource addresses more than 1,000 questions relating to mathematics. Providing a complete overview�beginning with the

Paperback, 520 pages
Published September 1st 2005 by Visible Ink Press
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Not a math major, but loved all the information on the different subjects of mathematics that was available. Although it's no substitute for actually learning the material in a classroom, this book will answer plenty of questions that young algebra, geometry, or calculus students may have.
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Mostly I was just unimpressed. The explanations of math concepts weren't great; what the book did do well was explain the history of mathematics in a very interesting and accessible way.
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