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    • Weapons of Math Destruction

    • How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy
    • By: Cathy O'Neil
    • Narrated by: Cathy O'Neil
    • Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,646
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,472
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,472

    We live in the age of the algorithm. Increasingly the decisions that affect our lives - where we go to school, whether we get a car loan, how much we pay for health insurance - are being made not by humans but by mathematical models. In theory this should lead to greater fairness. But as Cathy O'Neil reveals in this urgent and necessary book, the opposite is true. Tracing the arc of a person's life, O'Neil exposes the black-box models that shape our future, both as individuals and as a society.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A fascinating and startling look at where big data is blind

    • By Stephen on 10-02-16

    Regular price: $28.00

    • A Mind for Numbers

    • How to Excel at Math and Science (Even If You Flunked Algebra)
    • By: Barbara Oakley
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 7 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,576
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,262
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,238

    Whether you are a student struggling to fulfill a math or science requirement, or you are embarking on a career change that requires a higher level of math competency, A Mind for Numbers offers the tools you need to get a better grasp of that intimidating but inescapable field. Engineering professor Barbara Oakley knows firsthand how it feels to struggle with math. She flunked her way through high school math and science courses, before enlisting in the army immediately after graduation.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Helpful!

    • By moka1327 on 02-18-15

    Regular price: $19.59

    • Lost in Math

    • How Beauty Leads Physics Astray
    • By: Sabine Hossenfelder
    • Narrated by: Laura Jennings
    • Length: 8 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 133
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 117
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 117

    Whether pondering black holes or predicting discoveries at CERN, physicists believe the best theories are beautiful, natural, and elegant, and this standard separates popular theories from disposable ones. This is why, Sabine Hossenfelder argues, we have not seen a major breakthrough in the foundations of physics for more than four decades. The belief in beauty has become so dogmatic that it now conflicts with scientific objectivity: Observation has been unable to confirm mindboggling theories, like supersymmetry or grand unification, invented by physicists based on aesthetic criteria.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A rare glimpse into the inner world of physics

    • By Joe on 12-08-18

    Regular price: $24.99

    • Mind and Matter

    • A Life in Math and Football
    • By: John Urschel, Louisa Thomas
    • Narrated by: Sullivan Jones
    • Length: 6 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 30
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      5 out of 5 stars 26
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    Against the odds, John Urschel found a way to manage his double life as a scholar and an athlete. While he was an offensive lineman for the Baltimore Ravens, he simultaneously pursued his PhD in mathematics at MIT. This is his story. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • you can have it all, up to a point!

    • By Mark C. Flynn on 06-02-19

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Survival Math

    • Notes on an All-American Family
    • By: Mitchell S. Jackson
    • Narrated by: Mitchell Jackson
    • Length: 13 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
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      4 out of 5 stars 13
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      4 out of 5 stars 13

    Survival Math is both a personal reckoning and a vital addition to the national conversation about race. Mitchell explores the Portland of his childhood, tracing the ways in which his family managed their lives in and around drugs, prostitution, gangs, and imprisonment as members of a tiny black population in one of the country’s whitest cities. He discusses sex work and serial killers, gangs and guns, near-death experiences, composite fathers, the concept of “hustle,” and the destructive power of drugs and addiction on family. 

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Narrative is too toneless to follow the story

    • By S on 04-25-19

    Regular price: $22.67

    • The Spider Network

    • The Wild Story of a Math Genius, a Gang of Backstabbing Bankers, and One of the Greatest Scams in Financial History
    • By: David Enrich
    • Narrated by: Mike Chamberlain
    • Length: 15 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 685
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 613
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 611

    In 2006, an oddball group of bankers, traders and brokers from some of the world's largest financial institutions made a startling realization: Libor - the London interbank offered rate, which determines the interest rates on trillions in loans worldwide - was set daily by a small group of easily manipulated functionaries, and that they could reap huge profits by nudging it to suit their trading portfolios.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Does anyone "proofread" the audio book?

    • By Gracie on 07-04-18
    • The Wild Story of a Math Genius, a Gang of Backstabbing Bankers, and One of the Greatest Scams in Financial History
    • By: David Enrich
    • Narrated by: Mike Chamberlain
    • Length: 15 hrs and 31 mins
    • Release date: 03-21-17
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 685 ratings

    Regular price: $31.93

    • How Numbers Work

    • Discover the strange and beautiful world of mathematics
    • By: New Scientist
    • Narrated by: Mark Elstob
    • Length: 5 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    Think of a number between one and 10. No, hang on, let's make this interesting. Between zero and infinity. Even if you stick to the whole numbers, there are a lot to choose from - an infinite number in fact. Throw in decimal fractions, and infinity suddenly gets an awful lot bigger (is that even possible?). And then there are the negative numbers, the imaginary numbers, the irrational numbers like pi which never end. It literally never ends.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great for us fuzzy-wordy people

    • By Philo on 04-03-18

    Regular price: $21.31

    • A Most Elegant Equation

    • Euler’s Formula and the Beauty of Mathematics
    • By: David Stipp
    • Narrated by: Sean Pratt
    • Length: 5 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 113
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 103
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      4 out of 5 stars 102

    Bertrand Russell wrote that mathematics can exalt "as surely as poetry". This is especially true of one equation: ei(pi) + 1 = 0, the brainchild of Leonhard Euler, the Mozart of mathematics. More than two centuries after Euler's death, it is still regarded as a conceptual diamond of unsurpassed beauty. Called Euler's identity, or God's equation, it includes just five numbers but represents an astonishing revelation of hidden connections.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good treatment of the subject

    • By Kindle Customer on 04-09-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Misguided Math

    • By: Laura Sanders
    • Narrated by: Jamie Renell
    • Length: 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    From within the dark confines of the skull, the brain builds its own version of reality. By weaving together expectations and information gleaned from the senses, the brain creates a story about the outside world. For most of us, the brain is a skilled storyteller, but to spin a sensible yarn, it has to fill in some details itself.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Secrets of Mental Math - Master the Art

    • Advanced Calculation and Memorization All in Your Head
    • By: Kenneth Paek
    • Narrated by: Forris Day Jr
    • Length: 1 hr and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
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      4 out of 5 stars 8
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      4 out of 5 stars 8

    Math is not only the game of numbers but also the language of nature. As a matter of fact, it has been established through research that the more we understand our universe, the more we discover interesting mathematical connections. For instance, flowers have spirals that are carefully lined up in a special sequence of numbers commonly referred to as Fibonacci numbers. This sequence can be studied, understood, and generated.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good Mental Math Book

    • By Vernon on 05-25-16

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Love and Math

    • The Heart of Hidden Reality
    • By: Edward Frenkel
    • Narrated by: Tony Craine
    • Length: 10 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 244
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 214
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 213

    In Love and Math, renowned mathematician Edward Frenkel reveals a side of math we've never seen, suffused with all the beauty and elegance of a work of art. In this heartfelt and passionate audiobook, Frenkel shows that mathematics, far from occupying a specialist niche, goes to the heart of all matter, uniting us across cultures, time, and space. Love and Math tells two intertwined stories: of the wonders of mathematics and of one young man's journey learning and living it.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A book that probably loses from being read aloud

    • By Michael on 05-11-14

    Regular price: $20.29

    • The Math Dude’s 5 Tips to Mastering Mental Math

    • By: Jason Marshall
    • Narrated by: Jason Marshall
    • Length: 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 234
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      4 out of 5 stars 196
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      4 out of 5 stars 192

    It’s true—you CAN do simple everyday math in your head, without a calculator! Improve your mental math skills in one week with just ten minutes of practice a day. Join The Math Dude, Jason Marshall, as he leads you through the tricky journey of mastering addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, AND percentages in your head. Whether you’re calculating the tip on a $76.85 meal or you’re frantically doing mental math in a business meeting—Math Dude has got you covered.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Engaging, Entertaining, & Educational

    • By Riyad on 11-23-11

    Regular price: $3.77

    • The Universe Speaks in Numbers

    • How Modern Math Reveals Nature's Deepest Secrets
    • By: Graham Farmelo
    • Narrated by: Hugh Kermode
    • Length: 8 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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      5 out of 5 stars 7
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    One of the great insights of science is that the universe has an underlying order. The supreme goal of physicists is to understand this order through laws that describe the behavior of the most basic particles and the forces between them. For centuries, we have searched for these laws by studying the results of experiments. Since the 1970s, however, experiments at the world's most powerful atom-smashers have offered few new clues. So some of the world's leading physicists have looked to a different source of insight: modern mathematics.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great story and narration, but lacks rigor...

    • By James S. on 05-31-19

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Mental Math

    • Tricks and Practical Strategies to Make Calculations Faster, Enhance Your Math Skills and Solve Everyday Math Problems Easily
    • By: Thomas Scofield
    • Narrated by: Curtis Wright
    • Length: 1 hr and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Will you pay more for a $19.99 shirt with a 20 percent discount or a $24.99 shirt with a 30 percent discount? The truth is, most of the math you find yourself doing on a day to day basis it's usually done in your head, that's why improving your mental math skills is always useful. If you’ve grown up hating math, that’s probably because you’ve been taught with the wrong approach. Math can help you calculate a discount on the fly, easily multiply big numbers, or quickly figure out how much dough packs you’ll need to make 50 cookies if one pack will be enough for 20.

    • Tricks and Practical Strategies to Make Calculations Faster, Enhance Your Math Skills and Solve Everyday Math Problems Easily
    • By: Thomas Scofield
    • Narrated by: Curtis Wright
    • Length: 1 hr and 51 mins
    • Release date: 04-08-19
    • Not rated yet

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Quants

    • How a New Breed of Math Whizzes Conquered Wall Street and Nearly Destroyed It
    • By: Scott Patterson
    • Narrated by: Mike Chamberlain
    • Length: 14 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 941
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 622
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 621

    In March 2006, the world's richest men sipped champagne in an opulent New York hotel. They were preparing to compete in a poker tournament with ­million-dollar stakes. At the card table that night was Peter Muller, who managed a fabulously successful hedge fund called PDT. With him was Ken Griffin, who was the tough-as-nails head of Citadel Investment Group. There, too, were Cliff Asness, the founder of the hedge fund AQR Capital Management, and Boaz Weinstein, king of the credit-default swap.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • perhaps the best book on the Quants

    • By D. Littman on 04-14-10
    • How a New Breed of Math Whizzes Conquered Wall Street and Nearly Destroyed It
    • By: Scott Patterson
    • Narrated by: Mike Chamberlain
    • Length: 14 hrs and 10 mins
    • Release date: 02-02-10
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 941 ratings

    Regular price: $35.93

    • Poker Math: 3 Books in 1

    • A Comprehensive Beginners Guide + Tips and Tricks + Simple, Effective and Advanced Strategies to Use Poker Math in the World of Poker
    • By: Kevin Bailey
    • Narrated by: William Bahl
    • Length: 4 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
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      4 out of 5 stars 11

    Poker is one of the oldest and most enduring games on the face of the earth and Texas Hold’em has been the most popular form of the game for nearly three decades. Millions of dollars change hands thanks to the game each year and if you want to earn your share then you are going to need to understand the math that goes into the game to ensure you can formulate a solid plan of action moving forward. If you are looking to stop just playing poker and are ready to start earning money by doing so, then this is the audiobook for you!

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Terrible narration. Maybe good information, but who knows?

    • By Superfly on 02-24-19
    • A Comprehensive Beginners Guide + Tips and Tricks + Simple, Effective and Advanced Strategies to Use Poker Math in the World of Poker
    • By: Kevin Bailey
    • Narrated by: William Bahl
    • Length: 4 hrs and 50 mins
    • Release date: 12-03-18
    • 4 out of 5 stars 12 ratings

    Regular price: $14.95

    • How Music and Mathematics Relate

    • By: David Kung, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: David Kung
    • Length: 9 hrs and 22 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    Great minds have long sought to understand the relationship between music and mathematics. Both involve patterns, structures, and relationships. Both generate ideas of great beauty and elegance. Music is a fertile testing ground for mathematical principles, while mathematics explains the sounds instruments make and how composers put those sounds together. Understanding the connections between music and mathematics helps you appreciate both, even if you have no special ability in either field....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Outstanding job of relating Music & Math. A+

    • By Daniel Patrick on 04-29-19

    Regular price: $14.95

    • The Math Myth

    • And Other STEM Delusions
    • By: Andrew Hacker
    • Narrated by: Barry Press
    • Length: 6 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
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      4 out of 5 stars 12

    The Math Myth expands Hacker's scrutiny of many widely held assumptions, like the notions that mathematics broadens our minds and that the entire Common Core syllabus should be required of every student. He worries that a frenzied emphasis on STEM is diverting attention from other pursuits and subverting the spirit of the country. In fact, Hacker honors mathematics as a calling (he has been a professor of mathematics) and extols its glories and its goals.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Thought-provoking

    • By Jean on 08-20-16

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Essential Poker Math

    • Tips and Tricks to Learn and Understand Poker Math to Win the Games of Poker
    • By: James D. Hirst
    • Narrated by: Ken Harrington
    • Length: 1 hr and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 11
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
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      5 out of 5 stars 9

    Discover how to learn poker math and use the techniques for your poker games. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love it

    • By Geril Gim on 05-30-19

    Regular price: $6.95

    • One, Two, Three

    • Absolutely Elementary Mathematics
    • By: David Berlinski
    • Narrated by: Byron Wagner
    • Length: 6 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 47
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      4 out of 5 stars 41
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 40

    In his latest foray into mathematics, David Berlinski takes on the simplest questions that can be asked: What is a number? How do addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division actually work? What are geometry and logic? As he delves into these subjects, he discovers and lucidly describes the beauty and complexity behind their seemingly simple exteriors, making clear how and why these mercurial, often slippery concepts are essential to who we are.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • A combination of banal, confusing, and dull

    • By Mr. Anonymous on 08-13-11

    Regular price: $24.95

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