Research tools for finding information about math topics.

- Classical Algebra: Its Nature, Origins, and Uses by Provides a complete and contemporary perspective on classical polynomial algebra through the exploration of how it was developed and how it exists today. With a focus on prominent areas such as the numerical solutions of equations, the systematic study of equations, and Galois theory, this book facilitates a thorough understanding of algebra and illustrates how the concepts of modern algebra originally developed from classical algebraic precursors.Call Number: EBOOKISBN: 9780470259528Publication Date: 2008
- Essential Maths for Engineering and Construction: How to Avoid Mistakes by Taking mistakes commonly made by undergraduate students as its entry point, this book not only looks at how you can prevent mistakes, but also provides a primer for the fundamental mathematical skills required for your degree discipline. Whether you struggle with different types of interest rates, geometry, statistics, calculus, or any of the other mathematical areas vital to your degree, this book will guide you around the pitfalls.Call Number: EBOOKISBN: 9780415579278Publication Date: 2011
- Everyday Math Demystified by This unique self-teaching guide helps to decipher numbers and arithmetic, measurements, fractions and graphs, and puts them into the context of real-life situations you're sure to encounter.Call Number: EBOOKISBN: 9780071431194Publication Date: 2004
- Introductory Business Statistics by Core statistical concepts and skills have been augmented with practical business examples, scenarios, and exercises. The result is a meaningful understanding of the discipline, which will serve students in their business careers and real-world experiences.Call Number: EBOOKISBN: 9789888407408Publication Date: 2018
- Write On! Math: Note Taking Strategies That Increase Understanding and Achievement by A program that engages secondary school mathematics students in on-going writing projects that will strengthen their focus, their mathematics, and their oral and written communication skills. The program teaches technical writing strategies while demonstrating seven different levels of note taking and dozens of strategies to improve the sentence structure of students' mathematical explanations.Call Number: EBOOKISBN: 9781641131971Publication Date: 2018

- The Cartoon Introduction to Statistics by Teaches you how to collect reliable data, make confident statements based on limited information, and judge the usefulness of polls and the other numbers that you're bombarded with every day.Call Number: QA276.K544 2013ISBN: 9780809033591Publication Date: 2013
- The Golden Ratio: the story of phi, the world's most astonishing number by The Golden Ratio is a captivating journey through art and architecture, botany and biology, physics and mathematics. It tells the human story of numerous phi-fixated individuals.Call Number: QA466 .L58 2003ISBN: 9780767908160Publication Date: 2003
- The Joy of X: a guided tour of math, from one to infinity by Whether he is illuminating how often you should flip your mattress to get the maximum lifespan from it, explaining just how Google searches the internet, or determining how many people you should date before settling down, Strogatz shows how math connects to every aspect of life. Discussing pop culture, medicine, law, philosophy, art, and business, Strogatz is the math teacher you wish you'd had.Call Number: QA93.S77 2013ISBN: 9780544105850Publication Date: 2013
- Math for the Frightened: facing scary symbols and everything else that freaks you out about mathematics by Through simple yet intriguing examples in number theory, Pask generates confidence in thinking mathematically and reveals the pleasure of seeing how mathematical patterns evolve and are explored.Call Number: QA41.P37 2011ISBN: 9781616144210Publication Date: 2011
- The Math Gene by Describes how language evolved in two stages and how its main purpose was not communication. Devlin goes on to show that the ability to think mathematically arose out of the same symbol-manipulating ability that was so crucial to the very first emergence of true language.Why, then, can't we do math as well as we speak? The answer, says Devlin, is that we can and do--we just don't recognize when we're using mathematical reasoning.Call Number: QA141.5.D49 2000ISBN: 9780465016181Publication Date: 2000

Books at Cerro Coso are shelved by subject using Library of Congress call numbers. Here is a breakdown of where to find books on your topic:

**QA1 - QA999:**Mathematics.

When looking in the catalog (and some databases) for resources, try searching by subject keyword for more refined results. Here are some general subject headings you may wish to try:

- Algebra
- Arithmetic
- Business mathematics
- Calculus
- Differential equations
- Mathematics
- Precalculus
- Statistics
- Trigonometry