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If so, you’ve selected the right book. Calculus and Pizza is a creative, surprisingly delicious overview of the essential rules and formulas of calculus, with tons of problems for the learner with a healthy appetite.

Author: Clifford A. Pickover

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0471269875

Category: Mathematics

Page: 208

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"Setting up residence in a pizza parlor, Clifford Pickover focuses on procedures for solving problems, offering short, easy-to-digest chapters that allow you to quickly get the essence of a technique or question. From exponentials and logarithms to derivatives and multiple integrals, the book utilizes pepperoni, meatballs, and more to make complex topics fun to learn - emphasizing basic, practical principles to help you calculate the speed of tossed pizza dough or the rising cost of eggplant parmigiana. Plus, you'll see how simple math - and a meal - can solve more especially curious and even mind-shattering problems."--BOOK JACKET.
2003-06-16 By Clifford A. Pickover

Calculus and Pizza:A Cookbook for the Hungry Mind. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons. (H) I hope that Calculus and Pizza will stimulate creative thinking, get some students interested in computer programming, and suggest the usefulness of ...

Author: Sharon Kane

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781351813389

Category: Education

Page: 336

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This practical, accessible resource will help future and practicing teachers integrate literature into their middle school or high school classrooms, while also addressing content area standards and improving the literacy skills of their students. Two introductory chapters are followed by five chapters that each cover a different genre: Chapter 3, Informational Books; Chapter 4, Fiction; Chapter 5, Biography, Autobiography, and Memoir; Chapter 6, Poetry; and Chapter 7, How-to and Hands-on Books. Each genre chapter consists of four parts: Part 1: Discusses the genre and how content area teachers can use books within that genre to further content learning and enhance literacy skills. Part 2: Offers hands-on instructional strategies and activities using literature, with activities for use in a variety of disciplines. Part 3: Presents individual author studies (three or four per chapter) with bibliographies and guidelines for using the authors' books in content area courses. Part 4: Features an annotated bibliography of specially selected children and young adult literature for that genre, organized by content area. The annotations provide information about the book, which can be used to prepare booktalks, and teaching ideas for using in a specific content area. Altogether these sections contain more than 600 annotated entries tabbed by subject area, including art, English/language arts, languages and culture, math and technology, music, PE/health, science, and social studies/history.
2017-05-12 By Sharon Kane

Calculus and Pizza: A Cookbook for the Hungry Mind. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons. (H) I hope that Calculus and Pizza will stimulate creative thinking, get some students interested in computer programming, and suggest the usefulness of ...

Author: Sharon Kane

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781000040081

Category: Education

Page: 392

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The Second Edition of this practical and comprehensive resource offers a multitude of ways to incorporate literature into teaching and learning across a range of disciplines. Future and practicing teachers, librarians, instructional coaches, and school leaders can implement the ideas within this text to improve the literacy skills and knowledge of students, while also addressing standards and curricular goals of various content areas. The new edition recognizes a paradigm shift from content areas to disciplines, reflecting the specific ways reading and writing are used in different fields of study. Updated with current research and practices, the volume recommends and evaluates books in different genres and categories, with chapters on informational books; fiction; biography and memoir; poetry; and hands-on and how-to books. For every category, Kane provides a rationale, instructional strategies, and author studies, as well as lists and descriptions of books related to curricular areas. With a wealth of activities and new BookTalks, this Second Edition is greatly revised and features expanded attention to technology, digital learning, diversity, and culture. Using this text will create opportunities for deep discussions and will stimulate students’ interest and motivation to read and learn. Integrating Literature in the Disciplines helps educators identify books that fit with any subject to enhance the creative and affective dimensions of school life; encourages interdisciplinary connections; and increases the depth and relevance of lessons. It is ideal for professional development and serves as a tool for Readers’ Advisory to match books with readers throughout the school day and beyond.
2020-04-30 By Sharon Kane

ISBN 9780495011668 • Thomas, George B., Maurice D. Weir, Joel Hass, Frank R. Giordano (2008), ”Calculus”, 11th ed., Addison-Wesley. ISBN 0-321-48987-X ... ISBN 978-0-471-26987-8 Calculus and Pizza: A Math Cookbook for the Hungry Mind.

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Pickover , Clifford A. Calculus and Pizza : A Cookbook for the Hungry Mind . Hoboken , N.J .: John Wiley , 2003 . Romero , Maritza . Jaime Escalante : Inspiring Educator . New York : PowerKids Press , 1997 . Zannos , Susan .

Author: Anne Schraff

Publisher: Enslow Publishing, LLC

ISBN: 0766029670

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 132

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"Explores the life of math teacher Jaime Escalante, including his childhood in Bolivia, his road to teaching in the United States, and the innovative teaching techniques that made him an inspiration to his students"--Provided by publisher.
2009-01-01 By Anne Schraff

... 185 ''Cajamarca Project, The'' (Harness), 208–209 Calculating God (Sawyer), 105, 349, 460 Calculor series (McMullen), 98 Calculus, 286 Calculus and Pizza: A Math Cookbook for the Hungry Mind (Pickover), 375 Caleb Williams (Godwin), ...

Author: Brian Stableford

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135923730

Category: Fiction

Page: 576

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Science fiction is a literary genre based on scientific speculation. Works of science fiction use the ideas and the vocabulary of all sciences to create valid narratives that explore the future effects of science on events and human beings. Science Fact and Science Fiction examines in one volume how science has propelled science-fiction and, to a lesser extent, how science fiction has influenced the sciences. Although coverage will discuss the science behind the fiction from the Classical Age to the present, focus is naturally on the 19th century to the present, when the Industrial Revolution and spectacular progress in science and technology triggered an influx of science-fiction works speculating on the future. As scientific developments alter expectations for the future, the literature absorbs, uses, and adapts such contextual visions. The goal of the Encyclopedia is not to present a catalog of sciences and their application in literary fiction, but rather to study the ongoing flow and counterflow of influences, including how fictional representations of science affect how we view its practice and disciplines. Although the main focus is on literature, other forms of science fiction, including film and video games, are explored and, because science is an international matter, works from non-English speaking countries are discussed as needed.
2006-09-06 By Brian Stableford

His wife was a famous singer. 3 Howard Paul, The Age of Paper (c.1860). 4 With a zestier flavour, Pickover repeats the same remark in a book properly entitled Calculus and Pizza: a Math Cookbook for the Hungry Mind, ...

Author: Marco Frascari

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134719556

Category: Architecture

Page: 294

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This edited collection addresses the vital role of the imagination in the critical interpretation of architectural representations. By challenging the contemporary tendency for computer-aided drawings to become mere ‘models’ for imitation in the construction of buildings, the articles explore the broader range of methods and meanings at stake in the creation and interpretation of architectural drawings, models, images and artefacts. These critical – and often practice-led – investigations are placed alongside a range of historical studies considering the development of representational techniques such as perspective, orthography and diagramming. By also addressing the use of visual representation in a number of related disciplines such as visual arts, film, performance and literature, the book opens up debates in architecture to important developments in other fields. This book is key reading for all students of architecture and architectural theory.
2013-09-13 By Marco Frascari

Does the vast world of math problems that humans have solved—and the ones we have yet to begin to comprehend—give you goose bumps? If so, this is the book for you.

Author: Clifford A. Pickover

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 0471690988

Category: Mathematics

Page: 412

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A Passion for Mathematics is an educational, entertaining trip through the curiosities of the math world, blending an eclectic mix of history, biography, philosophy, number theory, geometry, probability, huge numbers, and mind-bending problems into a delightfully compelling collection that is sure to please math buffs, students, and experienced mathematicians alike. In each chapter, Clifford Pickover provides factoids, anecdotes, definitions, quotations, and captivating challenges that range from fun, quirky puzzles to insanely difficult problems. Readers will encounter mad mathematicians, strange number sequences, obstinate numbers, curious constants, magic squares, fractal geese, monkeys typing Hamlet, infinity, and much, much more. A Passion for Mathematics will feed readers’ fascination while giving them problem-solving skills a great workout!
2005-07-12 By Clifford A. Pickover

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ISBN: UOM:39015066027981

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... Clifford A. Calculus and pizza : a cookbook for the hungry mind . Wiley , 2003. 208p bibl index ISBN 0-471-26987-5 pbk , $ 16.95 This is not a standard calculus textbook , nor is it a Schaum's 3000 Solved Problems in Calculus ...

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