Believe it or not, math is important in your real life and sometimes even really fun!
Painless Math Word Problems Easytofollow tips, lots of examples for practice, and a touch of humor all combine in this book that provides help for solving math word problems. Includes ideas on finding easy ways to compare rates and solve proportions, seeing patterns in numbers, finding perimeters, and many more useful tips. 

 
Why Pi? Examining how people from ancient Egyptians to modern scientists have used numbers to measure things through the ages, this book makes math interesting and is filled with games, puzzles, brainteasers, and fun facts. 

 
100 Essential Things You Didn't Know You Didn't Know: Math Explains Your World Eminent cosmologist and writer Barrow uses simple mathematics to answer 100 perplexing questions from everyday life. 

 
The Age of Genius: 1300 to 1800 The five centuries from CE 1300 to 1800 marked the end of a rich period of cultural, mathematical, and scientific advancements in China, India, and Arabic countries, while witnessing new intellectual life in Europe and the western hemisphere. 

 
The Birth of Mathematics: Ancient Times to 1300 From 700 BCE to CE 1300, thousands of scholars from many different civilizations introduced mathematical ideas that established the foundations of arithmetic, number theory, algebra, geometry, and trigonometry, as well as the related sciences of astronomy and physics. 

 
Painless Fractions With a lighthearted approach to numbers and their parts, readers learn to add, subtract, multiply, and divide fractions. The text demonstrates how to invert them into decimals and percentages and presents fun puzzles and "brainicklers." 

 
100 Most Important Science Ideas: Key Concepts in Genetics, Physics, and Mathematics This book simplifies and explains 100 key concepts in modern science in language easily understood by general readers. The authors use everyday examples and instructive diagrams  for example, the genome, Sudoku, and crossing time zones  to describe scientific principles, hypotheses, theorems, and laws. 

 
The Manga Guide to Calculus This book teaches calculus in an original and refreshing way. This is real calculus combined with real Manga! Readers learn calculus, including complex concepts like the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, exponential and logarithmic functions, the Taylor Expansion, and partial differentiation. 

 
Kiss My Math: Showing PreAlgebra Who's Boss McKellar empowers a new crop of girls from seventh to ninth grade through realworld examples, stepbystep instructions, and timesaving tips and tricks. 

 
Math Doesn't Suck: How to Survive Middle School Math Without Losing Your Mind or Breaking a Nail In this fun and accessible guide, McKellar gives girls and their parents the tools they need to master the math concepts that confuse middle schoolers most, including fractions, percentages, prealgebra, and more. The book features hip, realworld examples, stepbystep instruction, and engaging true stories. 

 
Dr. Math Explains Algebra A clear Introduction to algebra. You'll find the answers to dozens of real questions from real students who needed help. There are plenty of hints and shortcuts for working with unknown quantities, linear equations, polynomials, and factoring. 

 
Dr. Math Introduces Geometry Assistance with geometry problems with lots of clear explanations and helpful hints. You'll find help understanding the basic concepts of geometry, from lines, rays, and angles to measuring threedimensional objects and applying geometry in the real world. 

 
Dr. Math Presents More Geometry Dr. Math  the popular online math resource  is here to help you figure out even the trickiest of your geometry problems. You'll also find plenty of hints and shortcuts for using coordinate geometry, finding angle relationships, and working with circles. Pretty soon, everything from the Pythagorean theorem to logic and proofs will make more sense. 

 
Ace the Math on the SAT Focusing on the more difficult kinds of SAT questions, this study aid provides 375 worked problems with an explanation of the thought processes needed to solve them, dividing them into 20 chapters on fractions, polygons, geometry, work problems, functions, probability, and data representation. 

 
The Manga Guide to Databases Rather than learning from a dry textbook, follow the adventures of Tico the Database Fairy as she interacts with a colorful cast of characters. Combining technical information with fun stories and illustrations, the book covers a thorough array of foundational database knowledge, including relational databases, database design, ER models, SQL, operations, and more. 

 
Geekspeak: How Life Plus Mathematics = Happiness Dr. Tattersall, a confirmed and superior geek, has rescued math from the prison of the classroom and put it to use in novel and unexpected ways to explain away some oftpondered mysteries of the world. The questions he tackles include: How big is your vocabulary? How heavy is your house? Do the dead outnumber the living? How much do you love your father? 

 
Algebra I and Algebra II In a simple and direct style, unravel the mystery of algebra. Stepbystep, you will learn how to graph equations and inequalities, solve systems, and recognize and use functions. Topics such as exponents, polynomials, and quadratics are clearly explained. 

