**Author**: James Roy Newman

**Publisher:** Courier Dover Publications

**ISBN:** 0486411532

**Category:** Juvenile Nonfiction

**Page:** 768

**View:** 409

**Author**: James Roy Newman

**Publisher:** Courier Dover Publications

**ISBN:** 0486411532

**Category:** Juvenile Nonfiction

**Page:** 768

**View:** 409

Language: un

Pages: 720

Pages: 720

Vol. 2 of a monumental 4-volume set covers mathematics and the physical world, mathematics and social science, and the laws of chance, with non-technical essays by eminent mathematicians, economists, scientists, and others.

Language: un

Pages: 768

Pages: 768

Presents 33 essays on such topics as statistics and the design of experiments, group theory, the mathematics of infinity, the mathematical way of thinking, the unreasonableness of mathematics, and mathematics as an art. A reprint of volume 3 of the four-volume edition originally published by Simon and Schuster in 1956.

Language: un

Pages: 464

Pages: 464

Language: en

Pages: 624

Pages: 624

Language: en

Pages: 257

Pages: 257

Mathematics education in the United States can reproduce social inequalities whether schools use either "basic-skills" curricula to prepare mainly low-income students of color for low-skilled service jobs or "standards-based" curricula to ready students for knowledge-intensive positions. And working for fundamental social change and rectifying injustice are rarely included in any