Everyone who's had to get to grips with chance knows how tricky even its simplest manifestations can be. Its workings are a constant challenge to common sense: a run of luck goes bad just when you trust it; expert predictions of everyt... read more

Chancing it: The Laws of Chance and How They Can Work for You

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Following on from his Big Book of Numbers (2014), World of Numbers (2015), and Time Machine (2016), Australia's funniest mathematician is back with a brand new book of number puzzles and trivia! Featuring hundreds of mind-bending, head-scratching, intelligence-testing number gam... read more

The Number Games

Now kids can enjoy the puzzle that keeps their parents' minds racing and pencils sharpened. This edition, newly repackaged and designed for children 8 and up, begins with a sudoku lesson from Will Shortz and very... read more

Will Shortz Presents Math Masters Sudoku: 150 Puzzles for Clever KidsSudoku for Kids

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Gamblers have been trying to figure out how to game the system since our ancestors first made wagers over dice fashioned from knucklebones: in revolutionary Paris, the 'martingale' strategy was rumoured to lead to foolproof success at the roulette table; now, in the 21st century,... read more

The Perfect Bet

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'Dear God, what is it like in your funny little brains? It must be so boring.' Can you pit your wits against the best and the wisest? Through these 200 puzzles and challenges, you'll be able to elevate your powers of deduction, detection and general brilliance. From code... read more

Sherlock: The Puzzle Book

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Awards:Winton Royal Society Science Prize short list 2015.

From triangles, rotations and power laws, to fractals, cones and curves, bestselling author Alex Bellos takes you on a journey of mathematical discovery with his signature wit, engaging stories and limitless enthus... read more

Alex Through the Looking Glass: How Life Reflects Numbers, and Numbers Reflect Life

From a zebra's stripes to a spider's web: an engaging examination of patterns in nature and the mathematics that underlie them.From a zebra's stripes to a spider's web, from sand dunes to snowflakes, natu... read more

The Beauty of Numbers in Nature: Mathematical Patterns and Principles from the Natural World

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How to be Good at Maths

Which mathematician elaborated a crucial concept the night before he died in a duel? Who funded his maths and medical career through gambling and chess? Who learned maths from her wallpaper? Ian Stewart presents the extraordinary... read more

Significant Figures: Lives and Works of Trailblazing Mathematicians

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In their first, bestselling, book "Maths for Mums and Dads" Rob Eastaway and Mike Askew helped you and your child make sense of the new methods and topics covered in primary school maths. But as your child embarks on secondary school, two new issues arise. First, in ... read more

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The invention of numerals is perhaps the greatest abstraction the human mind has ever created. Virtually everything in our lives is digital, numerical, or quantified. The story of how and where we got these numerals, which ... read more

Finding Zero: A Mathematician's Odyssey to Uncover the Origins of Numbers