The Power of Mathematical Visualization

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The Great Courses #ad - But just as there are multiple paths to mastering the arts and humanities, there are also alternate approaches to understanding mathematics. If a picture speaks a thousand words, then in mathematics a picture can spawn a thousand ideas. One of the most effective methods by far is visualization. Many people believe they simply aren't good at math-that their brains aren't wired to think mathematically.

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Mind-Bending Math: Riddles and Paradoxes

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The Great Courses #ad - Great math riddles and paradoxes have a long and illustrious history, serving as both tests and games for intellectual thinkers across the globe. He infuses each lesson with fun tangents, and real-life riddles, stories, making this one of the most intriguing and entertaining math courses available. Now, mathematical, in the 24 lectures of mind-bending Math: Riddles and Paradoxes, you'll explore the ageless riddles that have plagued even our greatest thinkers in history - confounding the philosophical, and scientific minds grappling to solve them.

Examined in the halls of academia and scrutinized by scholars, students, and amateurs alike, these riddles and paradoxes have brought frustration and joy to those seeking intellectual challenges. In addition, it's well known that brain exercises are as fundamental to staying sharp as body exercises are to staying fit.

Mind-Bending Math: Riddles and Paradoxes #ad - From ancient greek philosophers to noodling through an unusual enigma involving spaghetti, you'll cover a wide range of amazing - and in some cases history-changing - conundrums. Stretching your mind to try to solve a good puzzle, even when the answer eludes you, can help improve your ability to focus. This mesmerizing course will have you contemplating everything from the enthralling paradox of paradoxes to the potential pitfalls when it comes to buying apples - using basic logic and math principles as the fundamental connector to solve exciting, mind-bending mysteries.

You'll learn how to break down, examine, and solve these famous quandaries. When it comes to delving into topics such as bending space and time, you need a knowledgeable and captivating instructor, and topological universes, which you get in abundance with award-winning professor of mathematics David Kung.

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The Joy of Thinking: The Beauty and Power of Classical Mathematical Ideas

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The Teaching Company #ad - Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. Discover mathematics as an artistic and creative realm that contains some of the greatest ideas of human history. The joy of thinking is a course about fun, and mystery-about great mathematical ideas that arise from puzzles, observations of everyday life, aesthetics, and habits of curiosity and effective thinking.

This course explores infinity, fractals, the fourth dimension, chaos, probability, and other fantastic themes. It is as much about learning to think abstractly as it is about what we traditionally think of as mathematics. Rather than focusing on adding figures or creating equations in fact, this course enables you to uncover and grasp insightful strategies for approaching, enjoying, there are fewer numbers than you might expect, and understanding the world around you.

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Learning French: A Rendezvous with French-Speaking Cultures

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#ad - But with the right approach, it should also be a fun and incredibly rewarding endeavor. Leisurely mornings of coffee and pastries in a café. Learning french: a rendezvous with French-Speaking Cultures includes what most platforms omit: context. Yet as with learning any new language, it can be a frustrating experience.

The musical sound of the French language tends to conjure certain images for English-speakers. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. The bohemian life of an artist on the Left Bank of the Seine. This ingenious approach is perfect for adult language learners who are serious about enjoying and using the French language.

The understatement of « Ça va. To get you going from minute one in this course, Professor Williams takes a practical, step-by-step tour of grammatical theory and real-world usage. While dozens if not hundreds of platforms promise to teach you in just a "few minutes a day, " there's no getting around it: learning a new language is challenging, and it requires active participation.

Learning French: A Rendezvous with French-Speaking Cultures #ad - The romance of « Je t'aime. The inspiration of liberté, Égalité, and Fraternité: French is a beautiful-and global-language, and one of the most rewarding you can study. In these 30 lively, step-by-step lectures, professor ann Williams of the Metropolitan State University of Denver gives you the core building blocks of the language while also offering crucial insight into the relationship between French and French-speaking cultures.

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A History of Eastern Europe

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The Great Courses (Teaching Company) #ad - Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. Eastern europe has long been thought of as the "Other Europe", an astonishing variety of ethnic diversity, shifting national borders, a region rife with political upheaval, and relative isolation from the centers of power in the West. And yet, throughout the 20th century and into current times, the connectedness of Eastern Europe to the rest of the world continues to be demonstrated beyond question.

In 24 insightful lectures, watch empires rise and fall, you'll observe waves of migration and invasion, witness wars and their deadly consequences - and come away with comprehensive knowledge of one of the world's most fascinating places. In examining this region's remarkable diversity and contested borders, you'll better understand the ever-present tension between the connections between East and West and the areas of marked contrast.

A History of Eastern Europe #ad - It has also been, and continues to be, pivotal in the course of world events. Meet brilliant poets, writers, artists, and other cultural figures who made an impact on Eastern European history. This region has made itself felt across the globe through:the political and cultural reverberations of peace movements and armed conflictsThe crises of huge population migrations and the new expressions of cultural and economic exchange they sparkThe successes and struggles of NATO and the European UnionAnd moreExplore the grand sweep of this epic history, from a series of early invasions to the rise of empires to the collapse of communism and into the new challenges of the 21st century.

These disparities were clear as the world globalized and the US and Soviet superpowers jockeyed for spheres of influence - epitomized by the imposition of the Iron Curtain across Europe and the rise of the Berlin Wall. A history of eastern europe offers a sweeping 1, 000-year tour with a particular focus on the region's modern history.

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Law School for Everyone

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#ad - Over the span of 48 lectures, four experienced lawyers and teachers recreate key parts of the first-year law student experience, introducing you to main areas of law most every beginning student studies. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. Enriched with famous cases from the annals of American law and powerful arguments by some of history's most successful lawyers, surprisingly accessible, these lectures offer access to an often intimidating, and civically important field.

In the second 12 lectures, you'll learn how criminal law and procedure-an area of law dramatized by countless TV shows-really works. The skills lawyers wield in courtrooms across the country are the result of years of study. As much as we'd like to cultivate these same skills, the truth is that you cannot know how a lawyer thinks and works without studying the law itself.

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Additional lectures investigate the civic procedures courts follow to resolve disputes about substantive rights and examine broader questions any system of litigation must address. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses.

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Mathematics Describing the Real World: Precalculus and Trigonometry

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Unfortunately, often miraculously simpler, many students struggle in precalculus because they fail to see the links between different topics-between one approach to finding an answer and a startlingly different, technique. Professor edwards is coauthor of one of the most widely used textbooks on precalculus and an expert in getting students over the trouble spots of this challenging phase of their mathematics education.

Mathematics Describing the Real World: Precalculus and Trigonometry #ad - Mathematics describing the real world: precalculus and Trigonometry is your unrivaled introduction to this crucial subject, taught by award-winning Professor Bruce Edwards of the University of Florida. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. Traditionally studied after Algebra II, exponents, logarithms, trigonometry, this mathematical field covers advanced algebra, and much more.

. And even if you're not planning to take calculus, understanding the fundamentals of precalculus can give you a versatile set of skills that can be applied to a wide range of fields-from computer science and engineering to business and health care. Little wonder, then, that precalculus is a core course in high schools throughout the country and an important review subject in college.

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Chemistry The Great Courses: Science and Mathmatics, Complete set on DVD

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The Teaching Company #ad - Mit cited him for being named the "most influential teacher" by attending students. Includes 6 dvds, 1 course guidebook, in 3 cases Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. Veteran science teacher and professor frank Cardulla's 30 carefully designed lectures are valuable tools for struggling students, home-schooled students, students looking to perform better, or anyone interested in finally understanding this important science.

He received the national catalyst award for Outstanding Chemistry Teaching, the Presidential Award for Outstanding Chemistry teaching, and the James Bryant Conant award. Chemistry provides a foundation for future success by giving students a deep and thorough grasp of the fundamental problem-solving skills needed to study chemistry.

Chemistry The Great Courses: Science and Mathmatics, Complete set on DVD #ad - Frank cardulla, now retired, taught at Niles North High School in Skokie, IL from 1964-1999. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. Professor frank Cardulla, Niles North High School M. S. University of illinois Discover why success in chemistry depends only on a genuine understanding of the field's concepts and ideas.

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Discrete Mathematics

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The Teaching Company #ad - Explore this modern realm in these 24 mind-expanding lectures that are mathematically rigorous and yet entertaining and accessible to anyone with a basic knowledge of high school algebra. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. Dvd set. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses.

Then you'll move on to number theory, you'll examine graph theory, which leads to come intriguing puzzles: Can every number be factored into prime numbers in exactly one way? Why do the digits of a multiple of 9 always sum to a multiple of 9? Finally, which focuses on the relationship between objects in the most abstract sense.

Discrete Mathematics #ad - Central to many problems in combinatorics, you'll learn, is Pascal's triangle, whose numbers contain some amazingly beautiful patterns. First is combinatorics, or the mathematics of counting. By simply connecting dots with lines, graph theorists create networks that model everything from how computers store information to potential marriage partners.

Professor benjamin describes discrete mathematics as "relevant and elegant" - qualities that are evident in the practical power Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. Discrete mathematics covers a wide range of subjects, and you'll delve into three of its most important fields, presenting a generous selection of problems, proofs, and applications in three main areas.

While continuous mathematics resembles an old-fashioned analog clock, whose second hand sweeps continuously across a dial, discrete mathematics is like a digital watch, whose numbers proceed one second at a time.

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Mastering the Fundamentals of Mathematics

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Change and Motion: Calculus Made Clear, 2nd Edition

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The Great Courses #ad - In fact, a 1, 300-page calculus textbook contains 1, 298 pages of examples of these two concepts. Used book in Good Condition. Award-winning professor of mathematics michael Starbird of the University of Texas at Austin is your able guide, committed to opening the door to this powerful subject and making its concepts accessible to all.

. The word has the power to strike fear in the hearts of many people. You will be able to apply these powerful insights to any situation that changes over time: economics, astronomy, and even baseball. Dvd set. But it doesn't have to be daunting or inaccessible, even if you aren't a "math person. The 24 lessons of this course will teach you to grasp the power and beauty of calculus, even if you only have a basic understanding of algebra and geometry.

Change and Motion: Calculus Made Clear, 2nd Edition #ad - Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. By the end of the course, you will be seeing calculus everywhere you look and finally feel confident that you have gained an appreciation of this powerful mathematical subject. While calculus has made it possible for humans to build bridges across miles of river, take spaceships to the moon, and predict the patterns of population change around the world, it can be boiled down to just two ideas - the derivative and the integral - both of which arise from simple analysis of motion.

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