|
Movies Books Music Food Tv Shows Technology Politics Video Games Parenting Fashion Green Living more >
Reviews and Ratings
Showing 1-40 of 5,738
New Mathematical Diversions: More Puzzles,
If there were a mathematics of watching paint dry, Martin Gardner would make it interesting. Without peer as a popularizer of mathematics, he is equally adept at explaining all areas. This book, another …
 One significant difference between this book and others in the series is that Scotland is not an independent country. Part of the United Kingdom, Scotland has retained a distinct culture and language …
As a longtime reviewer, I have looked through and reviewed many calculus texts. I have reached the point where I dislike doing it because they are all so similar; there is a core set of problems that …
Once again, Roman has written an excellent children's book in multicultural studies. In this case she writes about the African nation of Kenya, a former British colony where the influence is still …
 This is largely a story of the evolution of a person from someone that is eager to change jobs due to a perceived lack of potential advancement to someone that is active in creating their own advancement …
Sphere Packing, Lewis Carroll and Reversi (New
Even though I have read most of his writings more than once, Martin Gardner is one of the authors that will never take you down a path of satiation. There is no question that more people have been turned …
Rita Bonita is a horse that was teased and ridiculed for being different when she was growing up. They laughed at her ears, color and size, telling her that she was not a real horse. Then one day a wagon …
Once again Dalton uses his quirky characters to create a mystery that grabs and holds your attention throughout. This case opens with J. Pincus (Pinky) Delmont in bed with his favorite ex-wife, the lovely …
Take a Look at a Good Book: The Third Collection
One of the most simple and enjoyable problems in mathematics are the doubly-true alphametics. These are problems that are a combination of words that make up a correct expression in a language as well …
At Last!!: Encoded Totals Second Addition
In his second installment of alphametics Steven Kahan once again hits the sweet spot. An alphametic is an arithmetic problem where the digits of the numbers are replaced by letters. The best problems …
Have Some Sums to Solve: The Compleat Alphametics
Alphametics, an arithmetic problem where the digits are replaced by letters, are an area of mathematics that anyone can enjoy. Solving them generally takes only simple algebra and a degree of persistence. …
In this case the finger of fate landing on the spinning globe has sent Frederick von Wigglebottom to the small Central American country of Belize. It was formerly known as British Honduras and is one …
The possession of a large vocabulary that you know how to use is one of the most efficient ways to impress people, something that all of us have to do from time to time. There are times when you are trying …
The high school mathematics competition in Hungary is the oldest such competition in the world, it dates back to 1894, interrupted only by national conflicts. It is one of the reasons why Hungary is probably …
The fourteen pieces known as biLLies are made from putting two L trominoes edge to edge and the name comes from bi-L's. This book is a collection of 100 figure puzzles where the reader is to try to …
The word "ordinary" in the title can also be used to describe the content, not that it is mediocre, just that it is typical of textbooks in differential equations. There is very little in the …
This book is a perfect book to use in the last two weeks of a two-semester calculus sequence where it is time to demonstrate some real-world applications of calculus and rekindle the interest of the students. …
The reflections on how these mathematicians view creativity will not surprise anyone that has worked on complex problems of any type. While Archimedes made the "eureka moment" a fundamental …
As he goes through his day, Fernandez looks at ordinary events and concocts mathematical explanations for what happens. Everything from the cooling of hot beverages in the morning to the rate of the transmission …
While the content does go beyond the quadratic formula, that distance is not great. The first four-fifths of the book is a historical and developmental walk through the tactics used to solve polynomials …
 This book contains a set of 128 number cross puzzles: they look like crossword puzzles with intersecting down and across sections. You are given a set of numbers that are to be placed in the puzzle …
While it is a target subject to change over time, recreational mathematics does have some staple subjects. They are: puzzles with numbers, magic squares, geometric dissections, problems with board games …
After over 40 years of publication, "Journal of Recreational Mathematics" ceased operations.This is a book continuing the tradition of recreational mathematics established by Martin Gardner …
This short piece is something that works very well in an area that is difficult to execute, an effective lesson in grammar that is also fun to read. Using sentences containing words that make the point …
The Alberta High School Math Competitions
If I were teaching high school mathematics, this book would be one of the prime sources for problems on my exams. While no exam would contain only problems from this book, a few of these problems on the …
While I still do the traditional marking on the whiteboard face-to-face teaching, I also do a great deal of other work. Nearly all of that is communication via e-mail, I have professional relationships …
The title is the headline and topic of the first in this set of thirteen short ruminations/reflections about some of the common problems and puzzlements of life. The first starts with a comment about …
This is a book for cat lovers, the main character and "author" is a cat named Artemis, named for the Greek God of the hunt. It is composed of 24 simple statements about life such as:   …
 The most important point that must be made in any evaluation of this book is to explain the use of the word “naked” in the title. In this case it means unvarnished, unaltered or unfiltered …
Matrix Analysis for Statistics
If queried, the mathematician that does not work in statistics will most likely not feel that there is a need for a separate course in matrices applied to statistics. There is no doubt that statisticians …
While it is a target subject to change over time, recreational mathematics does have some staple subjects. They are: puzzles with numbers, magic squares, geometric dissections, problems with board games …
 While the content is dated by the ongoing research in mathematics as well as what can now be done with modern computers, it is still a fascinating book to examine. Wells writes with a high degree …
This is the third of the short stories written by Hausmann where the title starts with “The Magic of Flirting” that I have read and reviewed. I am a big fan of the genre that she has developed, …
Hausmann is rapidly demonstrating her skills at writing the short romance story that ends just when the action may be starting. By action, I mean the basics of romance with a hint of a sexual component. …
reviewed The Magic of Flirting: Emma. January 14
This short story by Gisela Hausmann is structured as the announcement/advertisement of a romance novel that one would read at the end of another book. The complete context for the story is set and it …
reviewed Inventhelp Fan Blade Cleaner. January 14
InventHelp is a company that solicits new products invented by the average person and helps them produce and market it. This review is about a cloth sleeve that you slide over and cover your blade with. …
reviewed Mega & Star Wand Big Bubble Maker. December 13, 2014
Mega & Star Wand Big Bubble Maker
 This toy is so cool that it will excite every child that has the opportunity to play with it. It is a device that folds up into a tight wand for placement into the bubble solution placed in the …
reviewed Four OZ Naturals products. September 25, 2014
Four OZ Naturals products
Review written by Adriana Boettcher, edited by Charles Ashbacher       My first experience with Oz Naturals products was so positive, I was excited to try more. I had already …
reviewed Ellie's Best Nut Milk Bag. September 25, 2014
Ellie's Best Nut Milk Bag
Review written by Kim Menke, edited by Charles Ashbacher      Ellie's Best Nut Milk Bag worked well as a bag for brewing tea with loose tea leaves. It was easy to put whatever …
reviewed Ipow Pastorable Flower Floral Canvas .... September 25, 2014
Ipow Pastorable Flower Floral Canvas Double Zipper Large Cosmetic Pen Pencil Stationery Pouch Bag Case, Set of 4 Ipow Pastorable Flower Floral Canvas Double Zipper Large Cosmetic Pen Pencil Station
Review written by Caytie Ribble, edited by Charles Ashbacher      The colorful bags are awesome, they are the perfect size to carry all the little odds and ends in my purse, and if …
1 2 3 4 5 ... 144 Next
© 2015 Lunch.com, LLC All Rights Reserved
Lunch.com - Relevant reviews by real people.
()
This is you!
Ranked #
Last login
Member since
reviews
comments
ratings
questions
compliments
lists