Applied mathematics plays a role in many different fields, especially the sciences and engineering. Goriely explains its nature and its relationship to pure mathematics, and through a variety of applications - such as mathematical modelling to predict the effects of climate change - he illustrates its power in tackling very practical problems.
Algebra I For Dummies, 2nd Edition (9781119293576) was previously published as Algebra I For Dummies, 2nd Edition (9780470559642). While this version features a new Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the prior release and should not be considered a new or updated product.
Whether you are a student struggling to fulfil a maths or science course or you are embarking on a career change that requires a higher level of maths competency, A MIND FOR NUMBERS offers the tools you need to get a better grasp of that intimidating but inescapable field. Engineering professor, Barbara Oakley, knows firsthand how it feels to struggle with maths. She flunked her way through secondary school maths and science courses, before enlisting in the army immediately after graduation. Wh
This wide-ranging dictionary covers over 2,300 statistical terms in accessible, jargon-free language. All existing entries and web links have been revised and updated to ensure that the content is as relevant as possible. An indispensable reference work for any students or professionals who come into contact with statistics at work or university.
This book provides a rigorous course in the calculus of functions of a real variable. The companion on-screen version of this text contains hundreds of links to alternative approaches, more complete explanations and solutions to exercises; links that make it more friendly than any printed book could be.
The universality of mathematical techniques is demonstrated through a wide variety of applications and a description of basic methods for their analysis. The author places equal importance on difference and differential equations, showing how they complement and intertwine in describing natural phenomena.
This concise introduction to the background theory of stochastic processes begins with a clear account of measure theory and leads up to the Ito formula and its basic applications in Black-Scholes theory. Ideal for beginning graduate students, this treatment is reasonably rigorous and includes carefully chosen exercises.
From radical problems to rational functions -- solve equations with ease Do you have a grasp of Algebra II terms and concepts, but can't seem to work your way through problems? No fear -- this hands-on guide focuses on helping you solve the many types of Algebra II problems in an easy, step-by-step manner.
Based on a successful course at Oxford University, this book gives an authoritative introduction to numerical analysis. It is ideal as a text for students in the second year of a university mathematics course. It combines practicality regarding applications with consistently high standards of rigour. Numerous exercises are provided.