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## Textbooks for College and Above |

**Textbooks **is a catch-all term used here for any type of book that is specifically designed for education. The category includes teacher guides, workbooks, activity guides, unit studies, and traditional classroom textbooks.

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#### Springer Undergraduate Mathematics Series: Elementary Differential Geometry (Softcover)

$27.99

"This book will prove an invaluable resource to all those taking a first course in differential geometry, for their lectures, and for all others interested in the subject." — From the back cover

#### Springer Undergraduate Mathematics Series: Matrix Groups: An Introduction to Lie Group Theory (Softcover)

$27.99

"Aimed at advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate students, this book provides a first taste of the theory of Lie groups as an appetiser for a more substantial further course." — From the back cover

#### Lectures on Functional Equations and Their Applications (Softcover)

$15.25

"This systematic treatment of one of the oldest topics of mathematical analysis—the solution of functional equations—features numerous detailed proofs. Thorough and elementary in its approach, it will benefit upper-level undergraduates as well as graduate students." — From the back cover

#### Variational Principles and Free-Boundary Problems (Softcover)

$15.99

"This advanced graduate-level text examines variational methods in partial differential equations and illustrates their applications to a number of free-boundary problems." — From the back cover

#### The MAA New Mathematical Library 20: Invitation to Number Theory (Softcover)

$13.97

"Number theory has been instrumental in introducing many of the most distinguished mathematicians, past and present, to the charms and mysteries of mathematical research. The purpose of this simple little guide will have been achieved if it should lead some of its readers to appreciate why the properties of numbers can be so fascinating. It would be better still if it would induce you to try to find some number relations of your own; new curiosities devised by young people turn up every year." — From the back cover

#### A Geometric Approach to Differential Forms (Softcover)

$15.95

"The modern subject of differential forms subsumes classical vector calculus. This text presents differential forms from a geometric perspective accessible at the undergraduate level." — From the back cover

#### Computer Graphics and Geometric Modeling: Mathematics (Hardback)

$12.49

"In addition to its use as a companion volume to computer graphics or geometric modeling courses, this volume would also make a good mathematics reference book, in particular for practitioners in the field of geometric modeling. Furthermore, because of its broad coverage and emphasis on explanation it could even be used as text for introductory mathematics courses on some of the covered topics, such as topology (general, combinatorial, algebraic, and differential) and geometry (differential and algebraic)." — From the back cover

#### Mathematical World, Volume 18: Portraits of the Earth: A Mathematician Looks at Maps (Softcover)

$26.15

"This book would make an excellent text for a basic undergraduate mathematics or geography course and would be especially appealing to the teacher who is interested in exciting visual applications in the classroom. It would also serve nicely as supplementary reading for a course in calculus, linear algebra, or differential geometry. Prerequisites include a strong grasp of trigonometry and basic calculus." — From the back cover

#### Geometric Problems on MAXIMA and MINIMA (Softcover)

$12.50

"Written by a team of established mathematicians and professors, this work draws on the authors' experience in the classroom and as Olympiad coaches." — From the back cover

#### Linear Differential Equations and Group Theory from Riemann to Poincaré, Second Edition (Softcover)

$29.95

"The book contains an amazing wealth of material relating to the algebra, geometry, and analysis of the nineteenth century.... Written with accurate historical perspective and clear exposition, this book is truly hard to put down." — Zentralblatt für Mathematik (review of the first edition, taken from the back cover)

#### Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics, Readings in Mathematics: Mathematical Masterpieces: Further Chronicles by the Explorers (Softcover)

$16.25

"Experience the discovery of mathematics by reading the original work of some of the greatest minds throughout history." — From the back cover

#### Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics: Mathematics and Its History, Second Edition (Hardback)

$24.25

"...[The book] is a treasure, which deserves wide adoption as a text and much consultation by historians and mathematicians alike." —

*Physis Rivista Internazionale di Storia della Scienza*#### Map Projections: A Reference Manual (Softcover)

$31.98

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*Map Projections: A Reference Manual*is a textbook for advanced or mathematically oriented students and practitioners on the science of transforming the round earth onto a flat map." — From the back cover#### Design for Reliability: Information and Computer-Based Systems (Hardback)

$47.25

"This book takes a very pragmatic approach of framing reliability and robustness as concrete, functional attributes of a system, rather than abstract non-functional notions." — From the back cover

#### The MAA New Mathematical Library 1: Numbers: Rational and Irrational (Softcover)

$9.95

"This book deals with the number system, one of the basic structures in mathematics. It is concerned especially with ways of classifying numbers into various categories; for example, it provides some criteria for deciding if a given number is rational (i.e., representable as a common fraction) or irrational, if it is algebraic or transcendental." — From the back cover

#### Complex Functions: An Algebraic and Geometric Viewpoint (Softcover)

$38.65

"This book is based on lectures given to advance undergraduates and is well-suited as a textbook for a second course in complex function theory. Professionals will also find it valuable as a straightforward introduction to a subject which is finding widespread application throughout mathematics." — From the back cover

#### Student Mathematical Library, Volume 29: Matrix Groups for Undergraduates (Softcover)

$19.95

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*Matrix Groups for Undergraduates*is concrete and example-driven, with geometric motivation and rigorous proofs. The story begins and ends with the rotation of a globe. In between, the author combines rigor and intuition to describe basic objects of Lie theory: Lie algebras, matrix exponentiation, Lie brackets, and maximal tori." — From the back cover#### Mathematical Logic (Softcover)

$25.95

"This classic text is as fresh and useful today as when first published. Noted for the economy of its presentation, it includes a wealth of basic and key results from all parts of mathematical logic." — Solomon Feferman, Stanford University

#### Graduate Texts in Mathematics: A Course in Arithmetic (Hardback)

$40.95

This book is divided into two parts: the first is purely algebraic, while the second uses "analytic" methods (holomorphic functions).

#### The Theory of Critical Phenomena: An Introduction to the Renormalization Group (Softcover)

$46.29

"We believe this book does fill a gap in the literature ... available on the theory of critical phenomena. ... [At] the end of each chapter we give several problems, which we hope will help readers to become familiar with the concepts and techniques introduced in that chapter. Complete solutions to all the problems are given at the back of the book." — The authors in the Preface

#### Vector and Geometric Calculus (Softcover)

$23.80

"This textbook for the undergraduate vector calculus course presents a unified treatment of vector and geometric calculus. [It] can be used for self study by those comfortable with the theorem/proof style of a mathematical text." — From the back cover

#### SMF/AMS Texts and Monographs, Volume 15: Hamiltonian Systems and Their Integrability (Softcover)

$43.65

"This book would be suitable for a graduate course in Hamiltonian systems." — From the back cover

#### Texts in Applied Mathematics 41: Integral Transforms and Their Applications, Third Edition (Hardback)

$57.79

"This book is an introduction to and a reference for the applications of integral transforms to a wide variety of common mathematical problems. Emphasis is placed on the development of techniques and on the connection between properties of transforms and the kinds of problems for which they provide tools." — From the back cover

#### Texts in Applied Mathematics 41: Integral Transforms and Their Applications, Third Edition (Hardback) [3222]

$54.39

"This book is an introduction to and a reference for the applications of integral transforms to a wide variety of common mathematical problems. Emphasis is placed on the development of techniques and on the connection between properties of transforms and the kinds of problems for which they provide tools." — From the back cover